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Complete coverage of North Carolina Tar Heels Basketball Recruiting.

Jarred Vanderbilt Won't Sign in the Fall

Five-star forward Jarred Vanderbilt — a 6-foot-9 recruit from Houston, Texas — was not expected to make an early decision, but he also had not announced a specific timetable for his commitment. Kentucky and North Carolina hosted Vanderbilt for official visits last month, and TCU — where his first cousin is an assistant coach — has also been mentioned as a possible favorite. (Lexington Herald-Leader)

Tar Heels in desperate need for power forward help in 2017-18

UNC has already added four scholarship players in the 2017 class, including two big men in 6-9 Brandon Huffman and 6-10 Sterling Manley. But with projected losses including five seniors along with the possibility that juniors Joel Berry and Justin Jackson will enter the 2017 NBA Draft, Carolina has room for at least one and as many as three more freshmen for 2017-18. (ACC Sports Journal)

Jalek Felton, Zion Williamson on Naismith High School Player of the Year watch list

Gray Collegiate senior guard Jalek Felton and A.C. Flora sophomore forward Christian Brown are among the 50 players on the Naismith Boys High School Player of the Year watch list released Tuesday. Felton is the No. 1 combo guard in the country by 247Sports. He signed with UNC last week. Spartanburg Day’s Zion Williamson, one of the top prospects for the Class of 2018, also is on the list. (The State)

What to know about UNC's newest men’s basketball signees

Jalek Felton, the nephew of former Tar Heel Raymond Felton, is the highlight of this recruiting class. A three-star shooting guard from New York, Andrew Platek will provide some depth to UNC’s backcourt. A three-star center, Brandon Huffman will likely get considerable minutes in the frontcourt next year. Like Huffman, power forward Sterling Manley will take on an important role in UNC’s lineup. (Daily Tar Heel)

Video: Andrew Platek Joins the Carolina Family

Hear from Tar Heels coach Roy Williams and watch highlights of recent North Carolina basketball signee Andrew Platek. Read More...

Video: Sterling Manley Joins the Carolina Family

Hear from Tar Heels coach Roy Williams and watch highlights of recent North Carolina basketball signee Sterling Manley. Read More...

Video: Brandon Huffman Joins the Carolina Family

Hear from Tar Heels coach Roy Williams and watch highlights of recent North Carolina basketball signee Brandon Huffman Read More...

Early signing period: Four teams that came through, four with work to do

North Carolina has a solid class that includes five-star combo guard Jalek Felton, three-star shooting guard Andrew Platek and three-star big men Brandon Huffman and Sterling Manley. Felton has the tools to be an impact scorer. The Heels are still involved with five-star forward Kevin Knox and Jarred Vanderbilt and landing either one of them would be a huge boost. (Rivals.com)

Video: Jalek Felton joins the Carolina Family

Hear from Tar Heel coach Roy Williams and watch highlights of recent North Carolina basketball signee Jalek Felton. Read More...

UNC Announces Signing of 2017 Basketball Recruiting Class

The UNC men’s basketball team signed four players to National Letters of Intent to attend Carolina and play for the Tar Heels, head coach Roy Williams announced on Monday. The quartet includes Jalek Felton, a 6-4 guard from West Columbia, S.C.; Brandon Huffman, a 6-9 forward from Anchorage, Alaska; Sterling Manley, a 6-10 forward from Reynoldsburg, Ohio; and Andrew Platek, a 6-4 guard from Schenectady, N.Y. (GoHeels.com)

Sterling Manley in-depth on his recruitment to UNC

2017 power forward/center Sterling Manley's decision to attend UNC happened quickly. He was discovered by a connection that the women's basketball coach at his high school had with the UNC women's staff. An exchange of tape and a few conversations resulted in a visit from UNC assistant Coach Steve Robinson and then Roy Williams --- an offer, an official visit, and a commitment would follow. (Carolina Blue)

Jalek Felton Signs with UNC

There already is one Felton jersey hanging in the rafters at North Carolina’s Smith Center. Gray Collegiate’s Jalek Felton hopes to add another one in the future. Felton took the first step in that direction as he signed his National Letter of Intent on Friday to play basketball at UNC. Jalek’s uncle, Raymond Felton, won a national title at North Carolinain 2005. (The State)

Coby White, Greenfield falls to Devon Dotson, Providence Day in Phenom Hoops Showcase

The two best point guards in the state of North Carolina's 2018 recruiting class squared off Saturday as Providence Day (Charlotte, NC) defeated Greenfield School (Wilson, NC) 65-57. Read More...

Brandon Huffman is a Problem

2017 North Carolina power forward signee Brandon Huffman is a problem. Read More...

Video: Brandon Huffman Highlights vs. Wayne Country Day

2017 UNC power forward signee Brandon Huffman recently notched a double-double while amassing 27 points vs Wayne Country Day on the road. The big man is mobile, crashes the glass, protects the rim and has good size. Loads of potential for the UNC commit. View Video...

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

Thursday, February 23, 2017
Watching 2018 5 star SF Zion Williamson (UNC offer) at his state playoff game at the Sumter (SC) Civic Center

Tuesday, February 21, 2017
Watching 2018 5 star SF Zion Williamson (UNC offer) at his state playoff game at the Sumter (SC) Civic Center

Friday, February 10, 2017
Watching 2018 5 star SG Romeo Langford (UNC offer) in his game at New Albany High School in New Albany, IN

Tuesday, February 07, 2017
Watching 2018 4 star small forward Jairus Hamilton (UNC offer) play against 2018 PG Devon Dotson at Cannon School in Concord, NC

Wednesday, January 25, 2017
Watching class of 2020 PF Isaiah Todd (John Marshall HS) at his game in Richmond, VA

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RecruitClass
Jalek Felton2017 PG
Kevin Knox2017 SF
Romeo Langford2018 SG
Zion Williamson2018 SF
Matthew Hurt2019 PF
Rechon Black2018 PG
Jairus Hamilton2018 SF
Coby White2018 CG
Wendell Moore2019 SF
Brandon Huffman2017 PF

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