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Coby White's 25 Points Helps USA Men's U18 Team To 104-92 Win Over Argentina

The USA advanced to the FIBA Americas Men's U18 Championship gold medal game after holding off Argentina 104-92. The USA winning effort was led by 26 points from Kansas signee Quentin Grimes and 25 points from North Carolina signee Coby White (Highlights). The Americas will face either Canada or Puerto Rico in Saturday's gold medal game (8:15 p.m. ET). (USA Basketball)

Video: Coby White Team USA vs. Ecuador Highlights

The 2018 USA Basketball Men’s U18 National Team rolled to a 132-55 victory over Ecuador in its 2018 FIBA Americas U18 Championship quarterfinal game Thursday in St. Catharines, Ontario. North Carolina signee Coby White aided in the cause, scoring 19 points. Read More...

Day'Ron Sharpe Stands Out At NBPA Top 100 Camp

There can't be many players in the class of 2020 who have better hands that four-star power forward Day'Ron Sharpe from North Carolina. The young big man has absolute vice grips for hands. If he gets so much as a fingertip on the ball, just forget it, because it is his and his alone. Sharpe says he's open, but the early thinking is that North Carolina will be tough to beat here. (

Coby White Scores 19 As USA Men's U18 Team Beats Ecuador 132-55

Behind Trayce Jackson-Davis' 20-point and 11-rebound double-double, the 2018 USA Basketball Men’s U18 National Team (4-0) rolled to a 132-55 victory over Ecuador in its 2018 FIBA Americas U18 Championship quarterfinal game Thursday in St. Catharines, Ontario. Aiding the USA cause were Coby White and Matthew Hurt, who each pumped in 19 points. (USA Basketball)

Armando Bacot excelling with U18 Team USA

Trinity Episcopal's rising senior Armando Bacot is enjoying his final summer as a high school basketball player, so much so that he's now in Canada with the under 18 USA basketball team competing for a FIBA American championship alongside the best recruits in his class. Bacot has many college offers which include Kansas, Virginia, North Carolina, VCU, Duke, and UCLA. (WRIC)

Coby White Scores 15 As USA Men's U18 Team Vanquishes Puerto Rico 115-71

The USA Men’s U18 National Team (3-0) opened up a 15-point first-quarter lead, led 56-29 at halftime and sprinted on to post a 115-71 victory over Puerto Rico (2-1) at the 2018 FIBA Americas U18 Championship on Monday night in St. Catharines, Ontario. Quentin Grimes led all scorers with 20 points, Coby White added 15 points, and Cole Anthony tallied 14. (USA Baseball)

Video: Cole Anthony EYBL Highlights

Highlights of 2019 5-star point guard Cole Anthony at the Nike EYBL Session IV event earlier this spring. Anthony, the son of former UNLV and NBA guard Greg Anthony, holds an offer from UNC as well as just about every blue-blood Division I college basketball program. Read More...

Video: Jeremiah Robinson-Earl Under ArmourHighlights

Highlights of 2019 five-star power forward Jeremiah Robinson-Earl from this spring's Under Armour Association event, Session I. Robinson-Earl holds an offer from North Carolina and is also considering Kansas and Arizona, among several others, in his recruitment. Read More...

UNC basketball commit Jeremiah Francis getting back in shape

The explosiveness hasn’t returned yet for Jeremiah Francis, and the same goes for his conditioning and the lift on his jump shots. They will return in time. What is most important for the Pickerington Central senior is that, nearly six months removed from a surgical procedure on his left knee, the North Carolina commit is back on the court playing basketball without restriction. (Columbus Dispatch)

USA Basketball's U18 team storms to 45-0 lead, routs Panama, 118-26

Taking advantage of a 6-inch average height advantage, the USA Men’s U18 National Team outscored Panama 45-0 over the opening 10:35 and never looked back en route to a 118-26 victory at the 2018 FIBA Americas U18 Championship on Monday night in St. Catharines, Ontario. UNC signee Coby White, one of four players with eight points, dished out seven assists. (USA Basketball)

Checking In With Five Star 2019 C Armando Bacot

Last week in Colorado, 2019 5-star center Armando Bacot (UNC offer) discussed his efforts for Team USA as well as where his recruiting process is heading: "I don’t think I’m planning on taking any visits in June, I’m looking more at August and September. I’ll probably make a Top 5 after this. UNC, Duke, VCU, Oklahoma State, Georgia (have been making me a priority)." (247 Sports)

Video: Nassir Little Senior Year Mix Tape

Senior season highlights of 2018 North Carolina small forward signee and McDonald's All-American Nassir Little, who played at Orlando Christian Prep in Orlando, Florida. Read More...

Keion Brooks Cuts List To 10

North Carolina has made the cut for five-star Indiana forward Keion Brooks. The Fort Wayne native also included Michigan, Michigan State, Texas, Kentucky, Indiana, UCLA, Georgetown, Iowa and Purdue on the top-10 list released Sunday. Brooks eliminated Louisville, who had previously been on his list. New Louisville coach Chris Mack had also recruited Brooks at Xavier. (Louisville Courier-Journal)

Coby White Scores 14 in USA U18's 103-75 victory over Dominican Republic

Coaches from UNC, Duke, Kentucky, Kansas, Indiana, Minnesota and Memphis are expected this week for 6-foot-9 Matthew Hurt, who put up 12 points as the USA opened with a 103-75 victory Sunday over the Dominican Republic. Uncommitted guard Cole Anthony led the USA with 18 points and Tyrese Maxey (Kentucky) and Coby White (UNC) each added 14. (Zag's Blog)

Storylines: USA Basketball U18 Team at FIBA Americas

The role of Coby White: One of the better and more consistent players during the recent US U18 training camp in Colorado Springs was North Carolina signee and guard Coby White. An advanced scorer from multiple levels, White had it going with the perimeter jumper at times during camp as he nailed catch-and-shoot jumpers and jumpers off the bounce. (NBC Sports)

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Where's Roy?
Tracking Roy Williams on the Recruiting Trail
Sunday, June 17, 2018
Hosting 2020 power forward Day'Ron Sharpe (UNC offer) on an unofficial visit to Chapel Hill, NC
6/14/2018 - 6/15/2018
Watching Coby White, Cole Anthony, Armando Bacot, Matthew Hurt, and Jeremiah Robinson-Earl play in the FIBA Americas Men's U18 Championship in Ontario, Canada
Sunday, April 29, 2018
Watching 2019 PF Matthew Hurt (UNC offer), 2019 SF Christian Brown, 2019 SF Jalen Wilson, 2019 SG Josiah James, 2020 PF Isaiah Todd (UNC offer), and 2020 PF Day'Ron Sharpe in Atlanta, GA
4/27/2018 - 4/28/2018
Watching 2019 PF Armando Bacot (UNC offer), 2019 PF Vernon Carey (UNC offer), 2019 SF Wendell Moore (UNC offer), 2019 CG Cole Anthony, 2019 SF Keion Brooks, 2019 SF Juwan Gary, 2020 SF Scottie Barnes, and 2021 PG Carter Whitt at the Nike EYBL even in Indianapolis, IN
Tuesday, April 24, 2018
Hosting 2019 5 star power forward Armando Bacot (UNC offer) on an unofficial visit to UNC
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Armando Bacot2019 C
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Vernon Carey2019 PF
Matthew Hurt2019 PF
Wendell Moore2019 SF
Jeremiah Robinson-Earl2019 PF
Jeremiah Francis2019 PG
Day'Ron Sharpe2020 PF
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