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Basketball Recruiting Roundup: Weekend Visits and Tidbits

New Albany, Indiana, shooting guard Romeo Langford visits UNC this weekend (Oct. 13) for his third official visit. Langford has already taken official visits to Vanderbilt (Sept. 22) and UCLA (Sept. 29) and has an official visit to Kansas planned for Oct. 27. Langford, who also has an unofficial visit planned to Indiana on Oct. 21, plans to cut his list to three in November. (Zag's Blog)

James Wiseman Names UNC Among 3 Schools Standing Out

James Wiseman’s recruitment is at an all-time high. A 6-foot-11 power forward sporting a 7-foot-5 wingspan, Wiseman is the ideal big man in today’s game. Capable of scoring from all three levels on the floor, the lefty has seen three name brand schools stand out. “Kentucky, North Carolina and Kansas are the three schools that I am talking to the most,” he said. (Rivals.com)

Simi Shittu eyeing one-and-done college season, UNC, Vanderbilt in play

Simi Shittu will be on a college campus at this time year next but he doesn’t plan on staying long. Shittu, the 6-10 power forward from Vermont Academy, hopes to be a one-and-done college player. For the moment, Shittu is considering Vanderbilt and North Carolina. NBADraft.net currently has him projected as the No. 7 pick in the 2019 NBA Draft. (Zag's Blog)

Video: Nassir Little USA Basketball Highlights

Highlights of 2018 5-star small forward and North Carolina basketball commit Nassir Little at the recent USA Basketball Minicamp in Colorado Springs. View Video...

Late Night with Roy: Basketball Recruit Preview

Though North Carolina already has two 2018 guards committed, it’s swinging for the fences with Romeo Langford, a 6-6 wing from New Albany (Ind.) High rated the No. 1 shooting guard in the nation. Langford plans to trim his list after making his visits. Other Tar Heel basketball recruits and commits expected to attend include Rechon Black, Coby White, and Wendell Moore. (Inside Carolina)

Romeo Langford to visit UNC instead of Kentucky's Big Blue Madness

Five-star class of 2018 basketball recruits Immanuel Quickley, Zion Williamson, Bol Bol and Darius Garland will visit the University of Kentucky for Big Blue Madness this weekend. Romeo Langford will not. The five-star 2018 shooting guard from New Albany will make an official visit to North Carolina this weekend and attend "Late Night with Roy" on Friday. (Louisville Courier-Journal)

Vernon Carey Eying Potential UNC Visit

Vernon Carey, Scout’s No. 2 prospect in the 2019 basketball recruiting class, has turned into one of the top frontcourt targets for North Carolina. Roy Williams “came down to my school about two weeks ago and told me to just keep on working,” said Carey. “My high school team is playing a tournament in North Carolina so I think we might take a visit around then,” said Carey. (Inside Carolina)

USA Basketball Mini-Camp: Top Performers

Of all the prospects at the USA Basketball Junior National Team Mini-Camp, no one shined brighter than 2019 center James Wiseman. Wiseman picked up a scholarship offer from Kentucky in September and has planned an unofficial visit to Lexington for this coming weekend. When asked what other schools are heavily involved in his recruitment, Wiseman said Kansas and North Carolina. (Scout.com)

Five-star Romeo Langford updates recruitment

Romeo Langford visited UCLA and Vandy officially and will hit Indiana, Kansas and North Carolina before the month's end. He broke down each school. On UNC: “Coach (Roy) Williams is really pitching me that he’s going to help me make the best version of me if I go there. He just wants the best out of me and he says that’s his goal and his job if I were to commit there.” (Rivals.com)

Wendell Moore Recruitment Nearing Finish Line

While Wendell Moore’s skill set is just beginning to reach its potential, his college recruitment might be coming to an end sooner rather than later. “It’s been really busy for me,” said Moore. “I think it is going to come to an end soon. Sometime late November, early December.” UNC is among a handful of schools that Moore is still considering including Washington, Wake Forest, N.C. State, Florida State, and Maryland. (Inside Carolina)

Q&A with five-star guard Romeo Langford

Romeo Langford, a top 10 recruit, is in the midst of taking official visits. Langford broke down his recruitment in this Q&A from USA Basketball. How’s the recruiting process going? It’s going well. I took two officials so far to Vanderbilt and UCLA, I got one to UNC this week and then the Indiana Late Night and one more to Kansas. I will probably be making my decision after the season. (Scout.com)

Romeo Langford Ready for UNC Visit

Five-star shooting guard Romeo Langford is set to begin his UNC official visit Friday. Langford was the recipient of Roy Williams’ first call after the championship victory over Gonzaga and has been a high priority recruit in the 2018 class. “It’s been real good,” Langford said about his UNC recruitment. “Everything (Roy Williams) told me that he says he is going to do, he does it." (Inside Carolina)

Nassir Little says Roy Williams not expecting UNC basketball to receive significant NCAA punishment

Nassir Little said UNC coach Roy Williams has insinuated to him that the Tar Heels won’t receive a significant punishment from the NCAA. He said that Williams has not told him of the specific punishment, but told him generally: “It’s not necessarily an athletic thing,” he said Williams told him. “It wasn’t just the basketball team involved in it. They’re not going to be penalized as people suggest.” (Yahoo! Sports)

Nassir Little Receives Rave Reviews at USA Camp

2018 small forward Nassir Little committed to UNC on Wednesday. This weekend the 6-foot-7 Florida native is showing why he is one of the better recruits in the class. Check out some of the reviews that Little received this weekend at the USA Basketball Junior National Team Minicamp in Colorado Springs. UNC's class is ranked No. 1 in the 247Sports Composite. (Inside Carolina)

2019 PF James Wiseman Preparing for Visits

In the 2019 class, there might not be a college basketball recruit with better upside than power forward James Wiseman. Wiseman displays all the tangibles of stardom. Last week, he visited Kansas for its Late Night in the Phog; next weekend, he will head to Kentucky for its Big Blue Madness before visiting North Carolina and Duke towards the end of the month. (Rivals.com)

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

Tuesday, September 26, 2017
Visiting 2019 5 star power forward Vernon Carey (UNC offer) in Fort Lauderdale, FL

Monday, September 25, 2017
Watching 2019 4 star power forward Armando Bacot at Trinity Episcopal School in Richmond, VA

Monday, September 25, 2017
Visiting 2019 4 star power forward Will Baker to offer him a scholarship in Austin, TX

Wednesday, September 20, 2017
Visiting 2018 5 star small forward Nassir Little in Orlando, FL

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

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Top Basketball Recruits
RecruitClass
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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