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Complete coverage of North Carolina Tar Heels Basketball Recruiting.

Video: New Zion Williamson Summer Highlights

Zion Williamson's 2017 summer mixtape. Williamson played for South Carolina Supreme on the Adidas circuit and recently completed an official visit to North Carolina. Williamson is ranked No. 2 overall in 2018 by ESPN. R.J. Barrett is the only player ranked ahead of him.

Who's cruisin', dreamin', hurtin' on the basketball reruiting trail after October?

Five-star forward Nassir Little kicked off October by committing to UNC, and the Tar Heels ended it by hosting five-star forward Zion Williamson. Boasting a top-five recruiting class and making inroads with Williamson, Romeo Langford and Simi Shittu, all is good for the Tar Heels as they prepare to defend their third national championship under Roy Williams.

Roy Williams to Visit Zion Williamson

Just three days after 2018 forward Zion Williamson completed his official visit to UNC, Roy Williams, along with assistant coach Hubert Davis, will be in Spartanburg, S.C. on Wednesday for an in-school visit with Williamson, his family confirmed. Since arriving on the Carolina radar in April 2016, Williamson has been a priority recruit for the Tar Heels in the senior class.

Recruiting Clarity for UNC as NCAA Cloud Lifts

Not only does North Carolina have commitments from two of the top 25 players in the 247Sports Composite rankings (Nassir Little and Coby White), but the Tar Heels have hosted guard Romeo Langford and forward Zion Williamson on official visits this fall. Power forward Simi Shittu is set to take an official visit in November. All three prospects are in the top 10.

Basketball Recruitng Update: North Carolina, Virginia Tech, Bryan Penn-Johnson

Zion Williamson would be a big get for the Tar Heels. North Carolina was thought to be out of contention just a week ago, but the program has gained momentum after his visit to Chapel Hill. The Tar Heels are also in the mix for Simi Shittu and the Canadian will take an official visit to Chapel Hill on Nov. 10. North Carolina is a heavy dark horse contender for Romeo Langford. .

Recruiting Romeo Langford: IU, UNC, Kansas, UCLA or Vanderbilt? Who has the edge?

Romeo Langford has completed his five official recruiting visits, to Indiana, North Carolina, Kansas, Vanderbilt and UCLA. Who has the edge? IndyStar compiled what he or his father, Tim Langford, have said about each university visited. His dad is more effusive than Romeo, but reading the tea leaves, it seems that IU and North Carolina fans probably should feel pretty good.

UNC remains a possibility for Zion Williamson after his official visit

Zion Williamson, the No. 2 recruit of the 2018 class, had his official visit at UNC this weekend. Williamson spent the weekend with coach Roy Williams and the rest of the Tar Heels. He watched the basketball exhibition against Barton College on Friday — where he sat next to UNC basketball legend Phil Ford — and also attended UNC's football game against Miami.

Romeo Langford Done With Visits

With a weekend visit to Kansas complete, 2018's top-ranked shooting guard Romeo Langford has now finished his official visits. He's also seen Indiana, North Carolina, UCLA and Vanderbilt. A few weeks ago, I would have given a slight edge to Kansas, but now it seems that it could be swinging back in the direction of Indiana. The other school that I'd watch out for most at this time is UNC.

Romeo Langford planning to announce top 3 soon

2018 G Romeo Langford wrapped up his official visit to Kansas this weekend. He visited both North Carolina and Indiana earlier this month, as well as Vanderbilt and UCLA in September. Langford, the #5 ranked player in the 2018 rankings, will meet with his family to discuss what's up next in his recruitment. "Plan is to cut it down to three [schools] in a couple of weeks," said his father.

At Cox Mill High, UNC recruit joins a top prospect. Are Tar Heels in his future, too?

Over the summer, Rechon Black teamed up with another UNC recruit, Coby White, on Chris Paul’s CP3 team. Now back home in Concord, Black said he plans to recruit his new teammate Wendell Moore to join him and White in Chapel Hill. “I’m in his ear every day,” Black said. Moore, who admits Black has some sway with him, announced his list of 10 schools Thursday.

Photos: Five-Star Zion Williamson in the Smith Center

Before UNC tipped off against Barton College on Friday, five-star forward Zion Williamson walked onto the Smith Center floor and took a seat on the baseline. The 6-foot-6, 275-pound recruit and No. 2 overall player in the 2018 class is on his official visit to UNC. Williamson watched UNC's exhibition game seated next to former Tar Heel great and All-American Phil Ford.

2020 UNC Basketball Target Intro: Justin Lewis

UNC has expressed early interest in Justin Lewis, a sophomore forward from Baltimore. “I have offers from Kansas State, Penn State, Old Dominion, St. John’s, Georgia Tech, UNLV. I have interest from Florida, UConn, UCLA, North Carolina, and Temple. There is no particular school, but whatever is the best situation for me.” Lewis, ranked No. 38 in the 2020 class by Scout.

Basketball Recruiting Roundup: Zion Williamson's Official Visit to UNC

Zion Williamson takes his fourth official visit to North Carolina this weekend. Williamson, who is ranked as the No. 2 player in the 2018 class, has taken official visits to Kansas, Kentucky, and Duke. Romeo Langford visits Kansas this weekend for his fifth and final official visit. UCLA hosts 2018 recruits Moses Brown and Darius Garland for official visits this weekend.

Wendell Moore, a UNC, Duke target, releases top 10 schools

One of the questions that Wendell Moore gets asked most is about where will he go to college. The 6-foot-6 junior wing released a list of the 10 places he’ll choose from Thursday. Moore lists the following among his top 10: Duke, Florida State, Kansas, Maryland, N.C. State, North Carolina, Ohio State, South Carolina, Washington and Wake Forest.

2020 Intro: Jaden Springer

A 2020 guard from Mint Hill (N.C.) Rocky River, Jaden Springer took an unofficial visit to Chapel Hill on Sept. 23. Springer, the family's second-youngest son, has been on North Carolina's watch list since this past summer. Members of UNC's coaching staff saw him compete in Las Vegas in July, and at the Under Armour All-American camp in Philadelphia in July.

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Where's Roy?
Tracking Roy Williams on the Recruiting Trail
Thursday, February 15, 2018
Watching 2020 power forward Day'ron Sharpe in his game at South Central High School in Winterville, NC
Wednesday, February 14, 2018
Watching 2019 5 star power forward Armando Bacot at his practice at Trinity Episcopal School in Richmond, VA
Friday, February 09, 2018
Watching UNC signee Rechon Black and SF recruit Wendell Moore (UNC offer) at their game at Cox Mill High School in Concord, NC
Monday, February 05, 2018
Watching 2019 5 star power forward Vernon Carey (UNC offer) in Fort Lauderdale, FL
Monday, February 05, 2018
Watching 2018 5 star North Carolina small forward signee Nassir Little at his game in Orlando, FL
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Top Basketball Recruits
RecruitClass
Nassir Little2018 SF
E.J. Montgomery2018 PF
Coby White2018 CG
Armando Bacot2019 PF
Will Baker2019 PF
Vernon Carey2019 PF
Matthew Hurt2019 SF
James Wiseman2019 PF
Rechon Black2018 PG
Jeremiah Francis2019 PG
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