UNC Basketball Recruiting

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UNC Commit Day'Ron Sharpe Moves Up in Basketball Recruit Rankings

UNC basketball commit moved up 13 spots in the new 247Sports ranking of the 2020 basketball recruiting class, released Thursday. Sharpe, a 6-9, 220-pound big man, jumped from No. 46 overall to No. 33. He is the No. 34 overall player in the 247Sports Composite rankings, the No. 5 center, and the No. 2 ranked player in North Carolina. (Inside Carolina)

Cole Anthony, Matthew Hurt Named to 2019 Nike Hoop Summit U.S. Roster

USA Basketball announced the roster for the 2019 Nike Hoop Summit on Thursday, led by three dominant big men in , Jr., and . brings scoring prowess, has deep perimeter shooting range, and and bring athleticism and defensive physicality in the backcourt. (

Recruiting Notes on Isaiah Todd, UNC, and Reclassification

It is a 50-50 bet that 5-star power forward will reclassify a year up. By making such a move, the four programs that stand the best chance with him are Kentucky, Maryland, Oklahoma State and UNC. Kentucky has yet to offer, but there is a chance that he could visit Lexington before the college season wraps up. Until then, the Tar Heels may be the program to beat. (

Day'Ron Sharpe Leading South Central Falcons Onto National Scene

Winterville, NC's South Central Falcons debuted in the USA Today Super 25 at No. 23 on Dec. 31 after taking then No. 4 Ranney School down to the wire in the John Wall Holiday Invitational title game. “That still bothers me that we didn’t win that one,” said , a North Carolina commit who is averaging 16.2 points, 10.2 rebounds and 2.1 blocks a game. (USA Today)

Seven 5-star basketball recruits remain available in 2019 class

On Monday, 2019’s No. 2 player selected Georgia. That leaves seven five-star seniors on the board, and North Carolina is involved with four of them: Point guard , power forward , small forward , and small forward . The Tar Heels' best chances of a commitment seem to lie with Anthony. (

2021 PG Cam Hayes to Visit UNC for Virginia Game

Monday night, 2021 point guard is expected in Chapel Hill to see North Carolina host Virginia and I can't help but wonder if an offer could be forthcoming from . Even if he doesn't get the offer Monday, Hayes is looking like his recruitment is headed towards an elite level and he's certainly emerging as one of the most sought after players in his class. (

Analyst roundtable discusses Cole Anthony, Precious Achiuwa, more

My guess is that whenever 's recruitment does end that he will be wearing a lighter shade of blue playing for at North Carolina. has yet to set a school list, much less schedule any visits. I see this being a battle between Kansas, Memphis, St. John’s, and UConn. I don’t see things ending positively for the Tar Heels. (

Roy Williams, Hubert Davis watch Precious Achiuwa

Hours after North Carolina beat Miami in overtime, head coach and assistant appeared courtside at Kean University in New Jersey to watch . After Saturday’s game, Montverde will have about two months off before the High School Nationals at Christ the King in April. Achiuwa plans to take some official visits then. (Zag's Blog)

Keion Brooks: "I would love to play with Armando"

We sat down with the as he discussed the five college programs involved and their recruiting pitches. On UNC: "() has done a great job of recruiting me along with the coaching staff. He is very outgoing, outspoken, a very funny dude and I would love to play with Armando. Also, just the tradition of North Carolina and went there, obviously." (

Basketball Recruiting Leftovers: Dishing on Cole Anthony, Pitt, Georgetown

There have been whispers that is beginning to favor playing his college ball in Eugene and not Chapel Hill. Many had assumed that this was a done deal for North Carolina, and while UNC may still win out, there is more work to be done before he comes to his decision. Anthony has completed his official visits, and I would be surprised if he decides this month. (

Video: Catching up with Keion Brooks at La Lumiere

This past summer Jr. left Fort Wayne to finish high school at a prep school on the other side of Indiana. WANE-TV's Andy McDonnell made the drive to La Lumiere, a basketball powerhouse ranked no. 1 in the country, to chat with Brooks. One major decision facing Keion? Where to go to college. Indiana, Kentucky, Michigan State, or North Carolina? (WANE-TV)

Precious Achiuwa's Stock on the Rise

's performance at this weekend's ARS Rescue Rooter National Hoopfest was the best performance we have seen from the five-star power forward. Achiuwa recently dropped out of the national top 10 and responded with a big time performance. Kansas, UNC, UConn, St. John's, and others remain heavily involved and he's still not set any visits. (
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Where's Roy?
Tracking Roy Williams on the Recruiting Trail
Wednesday, February 13, 2019
Visiting 2019 5-star small forward Precious Achiuwa at Montverde Academy in Montverde, FL
Tuesday, February 12, 2019
Watching 2020 UNC center commit Day'Ron Sharpe in his game at South Central High School in Winterville, NC
Monday, February 11, 2019
Hosting 2021 4-star point guard Cam Hayes on an unofficial visit for UNC's game against Virginia in Chapel Hill
Saturday, February 9, 2019
Watching 2019 5-star SF Precious Achiuwa (UNC offer) at the Metro Classic in Union, NJ
Sunday, January 27, 2019
Visiting 2019 5-star power forward Matthew Hurt (UNC offer) in Rochester, MN
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Precious Achiuwa2019 SF
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Armando Bacot2019 C
Keion Brooks2019 SF
Matthew Hurt2019 PF
Greg Brown2020 PF
Walker Kessler2020 C
Jeremy Roach2020 PG
Isaiah Todd2020 PF
Ziaire Williams2020 SF
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