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Video: UNC PG commit Rechon Black showcases skills

Class of 2018 point guard Rechon Black continues to impress. A North Carolina commit since Jan. 15, 2016, Black is a 6-5 recruit from Concord, N.C. He recently transferred high schools from Montverde back to the state of North Carolina at Concord's Cox Mill High School. He showcased his skills with the CP3 All-Stars this weekend. Check out the action. (Carolina Blue)

Video: Coby White Highlights from NBPA Top 100 Camp

NBPA Top 100 Camp game highlights of 2018 four-star shooting guard Coby White. White is verbally committed to North Carolina. View Video...

Which basketball recruits will be most closely watched in July?

When speaking about the most watched basketball recruit during the July evaluation periods, the discussion should begin and end with Zion Williamson. There will be a mad frenzy to get a good look at the freakish athlete throughout the month. Sure, the typical bluebloods North Carolina, Kentucky, Kansas and Duke will be out in full force but so will the in-state schools. (Rivals.com)

Updated Scout 2018 Top 15 Basketball Recruiting Class Rankings

7. North Carolina: The Tar Heels got off to an excellent start reeling in two in-state prospects. The leader of the recruiting class is big-time scorer Coby White. White proved all spring and summer that he is one of the truly elite bucket getters in the class. Rechon Black gives the Tar Heels a versatile wing with length and a skill set. He has all the tools to be a major talent. (Scout.com)

Zion Williamson Blog: Italy trip, SLAM cover, recruiting and more

Zion Williamson: "The recruitment is going good. I hear a lot from UCLA, Duke, Kentucky, North Carolina, South Carolina, Clemson, Arizona and a few others. I haven’t been thinking about visits or anything like that, but we’ll see about that after the summer is over. It was cool seeing the NBA Draft. I couldn’t help but to think about myself hopefully getting the chance to be in that position one day." (USA Today)

Video: UNC Commit Coby White Highlights at ECI Team Camp

Highlights of 2018 North Carolina combo guard commit Coby White from the recent ECI Team Camp. View Video...

Video: UNC Commit Rechon "Leaky" Black Highlights at ECI Team Camp

Highlights of 2018 North Carolina point guard commit Rechon Black from the recent ECI Team Camp. View Video...

UNC in "Fine Position" with 2018-19 Basketball Recruits

UNC remains in contention for top-50 forward Jairus Hamilton, battling others including Wake Forest and NC State. UNC is also on the list for five-star forward Zion Williamson. Throw in the fact that the Tar Heels are looking great with five-star 2019 forward Matthew Hurt, along with in-state talents Josh Nickelberry, Wendell Moore and Joey Baker, and UNC sits in a fine position. (Rivals.com)

Back spasms limit Romeo Langford at World Cup

This weekend in Egypt, Romeo Langford rode a camel, visited the pyramids and played seven minutes of basketball. Lower back spasms limited the New Albany High five-star guard at the Under-19 FIBA World Cup. Langford scored five points before the injury forced him out of USA's 108-48 victory against Iran Saturday. He did not play Sunday in the 109-68 win against Angola. (Louisville Courier-Journal)

UNC Showing Interest in 2019 PF Francis Okoro

Considering he's only been playing basketball for three years, forward Francis Okoro is an impressive recruit. With recent gains he's made, the rising junior is knocking on the door of elite status. Already listing offers from Illinois, Missouri, Vanderbilt, Northwestern, Purdue, Virginia Tech, Tennessee and many others, Okoro is also seeing UNC and Kansas turn up their interest. (Rivals.com)

Team USA experience remains close to Wendell Moore's heart, stomach

Wendell Moore Jr. said the experience of making the American team and playing in such a prestigious tournament has made him a better player. That might be a scary thought for South Piedmont 3A Conference teams. Moore Jr. will have plenty of help during the upcoming season. The Cox Mill Chargers also have the most high-profile transfer in Cabarrus County: Rechon Black. (Independent Tribune)

Four-star SF Joey Baker discusses ACC schools in pursuit of him

Since June 15 when coaches could begin contacting recruits in the 2019 class, 4-star small forward Joey Baker said he’s been in consistent contact with UNC, UCLA, Louisville, NC State, and Florida. Georgia Tech is the most recent offer and he’s also been in touch with Duke lately. Baker’s most recent visits were to UNC and Duke last basketball season, and he visited NC State Wednesday. (Rivals.com)

Video: Cox Mill (Black, Moore) vs. Greenfield School (Coby White) Footage

Two UNC basketball commits (Rechon Black, Coby White) and one recruit with an offer (Wendell Moore) faced off in a scrimmage on Friday as Cox Mill took on Greenfield School. Here's a look at some game footage with White wearing No. 24 in white, Black wearing No. 1 in purple and Moore wearing No. 0 in purple. View Video...

UNC Basketball Commit Rechon Black Transferring Back Home

When Rechon Black visited students at Dilworth Elementary School in Charlotte earlier this month, he didn't expect any of them to recognize him. Not long after he arrived, one of the students walked up to him and said, "You play for North Carolina, don't you?" And that's why he's coming home. The 6-7 guard is transferring back to Concord, N.C. to play for Cox Mill High School. (Inside Carolina)

Wendell Moore stands out at the Nike Elite 100

Wendell Moore has been touted for years, but, over the past year, some doubted his level of improvement. Over the course of the past two months, however, Moore has not only squashed that perception through making the highly competitive USA Basketball team as well as winning a gold medal in Argentina and performance at the Elite 100, but, perhaps, raised expectations. (247 Sports)

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

Tuesday, September 19, 2017
On an in home visit with 2018 5 star shooting guard Romeo Langford (UNC offer) in New Albany, IN

Monday, September 18, 2017
Visiting 2019 UNC commit Jeremiah Francis in Pickerington, OH

Monday, September 18, 2017
Visiting 2019 power forward Matthew Hurt (UNC offer) in Rochester, MN

Sunday, September 17, 2017
On an in home visit with 2018 5 star small forward Zion Williamson (UNC offer) in Spartanburg, SC

Wednesday, September 13, 2017
Visiting 2018 4-star power forward Darius Days (UNC offer) at The Rock School in Gainsville, FL

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Romeo Langford2018 SG
Nassir Little2018 SF
Simi Shittu2018 PF
Coby White2018 CG
Zion Williamson2018 SF
Vernon Carey2019 PF
Ashton Hagans2019 PG
Matthew Hurt2019 SF
James Wiseman2019 PF
Rechon Black2018 PG

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