UNC Basketball Recruiting

Complete coverage of North Carolina Tar Heels Basketball Recruiting.

Nassir Little: "I always told my mom and dad I wanted to go there"

Fresh off 2017's national championship, Roy Williams and North Carolina landed five-star Nassir Little on Wednesday. “Growing up, North Carolina had always been that school that I liked watching play and I always told my mom and dad I wanted to go there," Little told "I never thought that I would have the chance to play there but now that I do it’s amazing." (

Nassir Little Commitment Quotes

Nassir Little, a 6-7 small forward from Orlando, FL, has committed to play basketball at UNC. He committed to Roy Williams over the phone on Sept. 29, but announced the decision Wednesday evening. “Coming in as a freshman I provide a lot from the wing in terms of size and versatility," he said. Little is also looking forward to playing with Rechon Black and Coby White. (Tar Heel Illustrated)

Video: Nassir Little Official College Announcement Mixtape

Watch highlights and the phone call to Roy Williams from top 5 player in the class of 2018, 6'7 Nassir Little in his official college commitment video. View Video...

Nassir LIttle Commits to UNC

2018 5-star small forward Nassir Little committed to North Carolina on Wednesday by posting the following video on Twitter. Little becomes the third member of the Tar Heels' 2018 recruiting class, joining guards Coby White and Rechon Black. Read More...

UNC has No. 1 class with addition of Nassir Little

With the addition of top 10 ranked Nassir Little, North Carolina now holds the No. 1 ranked class in the 247Sports Composite Recruiting Rankings. A top flight explosive athlete, Little is ranked No. 9 in the 247Sports Composite. Little, a 6-7 small forward from Orlando (Fla.) Christian Prep, chose North Carolina over Arizona, Georgia Tech, Miami and others. (247 Sports)

ACC basketball recruiting: A team-by-team breakdown of 2018 commitments and key targets

North Carolina has commitments from a pair of Top 50 recruits. Coby White, a 6-foot-3 point guard from Wilson, N.C., is the heir apparent to Joel Berry. He's the No. 25 recruit in the class. Rechon Black, the No. 48 ranked recruit, is a 6-7 guard from Concord, N.C. UNC has offers to several Top 20 recruits including Nassir Little, Simi Shittu, and Romeo Langford. (

Nassir Little to Announce Decision Wednesday Evening

2018 small forward Nassir Little will announce his college decision on Wednesday at 6:00 p.m. ET. The 6-7, 205-pound recruit posted the news on his twitter account Wednesday morning. Little, who plays for Orlando Christian Prep, is the No. 9 overall prospect in the 2018 basketball recruiting class and the No. 4 small forward. Little took an official visit to UNC on Sept. 9. (Inside Carolina)

A closer look at UNC basketball 2018 commits Coby White and Rechon Black

There are two recruits from the 2018 class committed to UNC: combo guard Coby White and small forward Rechon Black. Both players are among the top 70 of 247Sports' 2018 recruit rankings, and teammates on Chris Paul’s AAU team "CP3" — whose former players include former Tar Heels Reggie Bullock, P.J. Hairston, Brice Johnson and current UNC senior Theo Pinson. (Daily Tar Heel)

UNC, Georgia Tech among leaders for Nassir Little

Arizona and Miami, two of Nassir Little's five finalists, look to be out of the picture, while Duke, which landed the commitment of five-star wing Cam Reddish and is a strong suitor for both R.J. Barrett and Zion Williamson, might not be Little’s landing spot, either. This brings us to a final two: Georgia Tech and North Carolina. At this very moment, the Tar Heels may have the lead. (

Scottie Lewis includes UNC among early list of top schools

Scottie Lewis, the 6-foot-5 wing from the Ranney School, issued his first recruiting list Saturday. Lewis lists St. John’s, Duke, Seton Hall, Maryland, Villanova, Stanford, Kentucky, Kansas, Florida, Harvard, UNC and Colgate. Kentucky coach John Calipari recently came through Ranney to offer both Lewis and teammate Bryan Antoine, as did UNC coach Roy Williams. (Zag's Blog)

UNC Weekly Basketball & Football Recruiting Recap

Five-star power forward Simi Shittu will officially visit Vanderbilt on October 6, Arizona on November 3, and North Carolina on November 10. Two of the top recruits in the class of 2019 were visited by Roy Williams earlier this week at the Ranney School in New Jersey. Linebacker Dax Hollifield is another step closer to making his final decision now that he has scheduled his official visits. (Tar Heel Blog)

Basketball Recruiting Roundup: Weekend Visits and Tidbits

Romeo Langford will take his second official visit to UCLA this weekend. Langford took his first official visit to Vanderbilt last weekend and has official visits planned to North Carolina (Oct. 13) and Kansas (Oct. 27). He also has an unofficial visit planned to Indiana for Oct. 21. Kansas hosts 2018 recruits Zion Williamson, and recent commit David McCormack for “Late Night in the Phog” this weekend. (Zag's Blog)

Roy Williams offers 2019 center Will Baker

Roy Williams has his sights set on a new recruiting target in the class of 2019. On Thursday night, Williams extended a scholarship offer to four-star recruit Will Baker. Baker is a 6-foot-10, 220-pound center from Austin, Texas who attends Westlake High School. The junior standout is ranked No. 24 on the 247Sports Composite and is considered a top-5 player at his position. (Keeping It Heel)

1 Family AAU Program Denies FBI Allegations Against Nassir Little

1Family, the AAU team of 2018 small forward Nassir Little, denied that the five-star basketball recruit, who had been considering Arizona, Duke, Georgia Tech, Miami and North Carolina, or his family requested or was offered money to attend a school. “The Little family did not ask for, nor were offered money by any institution or individual,” wrote 1Family in a statement. (Zag's Blog)

Nassir Little tweets (and deletes) that he’s re-opened his recruitment

Amid the chaos surrounding college basketball and the Arizona Wildcats on Tuesday, five-star wing Nassir Little tweeted (then deleted) that he has re-opened his recruitment. The strange part is Little, a 2018 recruit, has not committed anywhere yet. He has a top five of Arizona, North Carolina, Miami (FL), Georgia Tech, and Duke. Little’s AAU team was sponsored by Adidas. (Arizona Desert Swarm)

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Where's Roy?
Tracking Roy Williams on the Recruiting Trail

Thursday, December 14, 2017
Watching 2019 5 star power forward Jeremiah Robinson Earl at his Bishop Miege high school practice in Overland Park, KS

Tuesday, December 12, 2017
Watching 2019 5 star forward Matthew Hurt (UNC offer) in Rochester, MN

Saturday, December 09, 2017
Watching 2018 5 star North Carolina small forward signee Nassir Little at his game in Orlando, FL

Monday, December 04, 2017
Watching 2018 UNC point guard signee Coby White at his game against Cape Fear Christian Academy in Erwin, NC

Tuesday, November 14, 2017
Visiting 2018 5 star small forward Zion Williamson at his high school in Spartanburg, SC

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