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Video: Coby White with 36 points, 12 assists, 7 rebounds vs. Ravenscroft

A battle of NCISAA powers hit Wilson, NC on Wednesday as 1A Greenfield hosted 3A Ravenscroft. UNC commit, Coby White, went off for 36 points, 12 assists, and 7 rebounds for Greenfield including a crazy scoring streak to tie the game at halftime. Greenfield School fell 90-68 in a Ravenscroft win.

Zion Williamson among group of top 2018 recruits to sign in spring

The Zion Williamson Sweepstakes will extend into the spring. Williamson, the 6-foot-5 forward from Spartanburg (S.C.) Day, will sign his National Letter of Intent in the spring, his stepfather said Thursday morning. Ranked the No. 2 prospect on the 2018 ESPN 100, Williamson is considering Duke, Kentucky, Kansas, North Carolina, Clemson and South Carolina.

Video: Jeremiah Francis Early-Season Highlights

Highlights of 2019 North Carolina point guard commit Jeremiah Francis at the recent Lima (Ohio) Mega Scrimmage.

Video: Zion Williamson Scores 45 in Season Opener - Game Highlights

Top 2018 North Carolina basketball recruit Zion Williamson scored a game-high 45 points in his team's season-opening game, but his Spartanburg Day School squad fell to Christ School (Arden, NC) 70-62 on the road in front of a rowdy sellout crowd.

Roy Williams Provides More Insight on UNC's 2018 Signing Class

On Wednesday North Carolina signed the No. 1-ranked class in the country. The 2018 Tar Heel class features three dynamic perimeter players who could have an immediate impact next season. UNC released initial quotes from coach Roy Williams last Wednesday. On Monday during his radio show, Williams spoke more in-depth on Nassir Little, Rechon Black, and Coby White.

Report Card: Breaking down the early basketball signings in the ACC

North Carolina: A. Nassir Little is the highest-ranked Tar Heel signee since Harrison Barnes, and he’s joined by two really talented four-star recruits. Now, all eyes turn to the Zion Williamson chase. Clemson, Duke and North Carolina are all in the mix for the No. 2 player in the 2018 class. UNC and Duke help their chances of winning another national title if they can reel him in.

Roy Williams Visiting Zion Williamson Again

North Carolina has one remaining target in the 2018 basketball recruiting class -- Zion Williamson -- and Roy Williams' full court press continues. The UNC coach was at Spartanburg (S.C.) Day School on Tuesday morning to see the 6-6, 272-pound forward, his family confirmed to Inside Carolina. This is Williams's second visit to Spartanburg Day this month.

Nassir Little Signing Day Video

On Saturday, Nassir Little celebrated becoming a Tar Heel. Joined by family and friends, Little shared a video celebrating his life and young basketball career. Scout's No. 10 overall player in the senior class, Little is Roy Williams’ highest-rated commit since Justin Jackson signed with UNC from the class of 2014. Little picked the Tar Heels over Georgia Tech, Arizona, Miami and Duke.

Roy Williams Watches 2019 Forward Alonzo Gaffney

Four days after signing North Carolina's best class in four seasons, Roy Williams was back on the recruiting trail on Sunday. The Tar Heel head coach traveled to Cleveland to see 2019 forward Alonzo Gaffney practice. "Alonzo is a very talented forward who saw his stock soar during July," said recruiting analyst Brian Snow. It's that upside that has attracted the UNC coaching staff.

Rechon Black, Wendell Moore help make Cox Mill No. 1 in Observer’s preseason Sweet 16

In addition to a team with Wendell Moore, a top 30 national recruit, and Caleb Stone-Carrawell, son of former Duke star Chris Carrawell, the Chargers have added a high-profile transfer. UNC signee Rechon Black, a 6-foot-8 guard who played at Montverde Academy last season, has returned to his hometown and enrolled at Cox Mill. He will join Moore, who’s also being recruited by the Tar Heels.

Romeo Langford cuts list to 3, eliminates North Carolina

Three college basketball programs still have a shot to sign Romeo Langford. The New Albany five-star shooting guard announced Indiana, Kansas and Vanderbilt as his three finalists on Saturday, eliminating North Carolina and UCLA from the schools in his final five. Langford has previously said he will wait until the spring signing period to make his final decision.

Recruiting analysts weigh in on the Zion Williamson sweepstakes

Who do you think will win the Zion Williamson sweepstakes and why? Ask me this question two weeks ago and I would say Kentucky. Now, my certainty has begun to diminish. Do I believe the Wildcats remain in a strong spot for the five-star forward? I sure do, but Duke is a program that is not getting enough attention, nor is its rival at UNC. Let's not discount Clemson either.

Video: Rechon Black happy to be a Tar Heel

2018 4-star guard Rechon Black officially joined the North Carolina basketball family on Wednesday during a signing ceremony at Cox Mill High School in Concord, NC. WCNC was there to capture the moment and speak with UNC's new signee, his mother, and to recap his recruitment.

Video: Coby White Scores 32 in First Game Since Losing His Father

UNC signee, Coby White, and his Greenfield School team took on the Raleigh Hawks in their opening game of the season Thursday. White finished with 32 points and 14 assists in just under 29 minutes of play. This was the first game for White since the passing of his father during the summer of 2017.

UNC Basketball signee Coby White lights it up in season opener

On Wednesday, Coby White signed his Letter of Intent to attend North Carolina. And just a day later he was lighting up the stat sheet in his first high school basketball game of the season. White scored 32 points in Greenfield High’s 83-41 win over the Raleigh Hawks on Thursday. In addition to his 32 points, White dished out 11 assists in just under 29 minutes of play.

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Where's Roy?
Tracking Roy Williams on the Recruiting Trail
Sunday, April 22, 2018
Watching 2019 PF Matthew Hurt (UNC offer) at the Adidas Gauntlet event in Indianapolis, IN
Saturday, April 21, 2018
Watching 2019 SF Jalen Wilson, 2019 PF Jeremiah Robinson-Earl, and 2019 SF Precious Achiuwa at the Adidas Gauntlet and Under Armour events in Dallas, TX
4/20/2018 - 4/21/2018
Watching 2019 SF Wendell Moore (UNC offer), 2019 PF Vernon Carey (UNC offer), 2019 PF Francis Okoro, 2019 PG Cole Anthony, 2019 PF Isaiah Stewart, 2019 HF Max Lorca-Lloyd, 2019 PF E.J. Liddell, 2019 SF Isaac Okoro, 2020 C Hunter Dickinson, 2020 SF Scottie Barnes, and 2020 PG Jeremy Roach at the Nike EYBL in Irving, TX
Wednesday, April 18, 2018
Visiting 2019 5 star power forward Vernon Carey (UNC offer) in Fort Lauderdale, FL
Tuesday, April 17, 2018
Visiting 2020 power forward Day'ron Sharpe (South Central High School) in Winterville, NC
More Recruiting Visits

Top Basketball Recruits
RecruitClass
Nassir Little2018 SF
Coby White2018 CG
Will Baker2019 C
Vernon Carey2019 PF
Matthew Hurt2019 PF
Wendell Moore2019 SF
Rechon Black2018 PG
Armando Bacot2019 C
Jeremiah Francis2019 PG
Josh Nickelberry2019 SG
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