Complete coverage of North Carolina Tar Heels Basketball Recruiting.
Prediction time: Where will top college basketball recruits sign?
Five-star small forward Kevin Knox has made it quite clear that he will not announce until the spring. He’s down to Duke, Florida State, Kentucky and North Carolina and has only visited Duke officially so far. He has seen each school unofficially and has official visits set for the winter. Duke and Kentucky really look to be battling this one out. Prediction: Duke.
Updated 2017 Scout Basketball Recruiting Class Rankings
13. North Carolina Tar Heels: Roy Williams and his staff have added some perimeter firepower to this 2017 class. Leading the way is five-star recruit Jalek Felton, the nephew of former Tar Heel standout Raymond Felton. The 6-foot-4 guard is oozing with talent and athleticism. UNC's second pledge is from Andrew Platek, who is one of the best catch and shoot guys in the class.
2017 PF Garrison Brooks to Announce on Wednesday
2017 4-star power forward Garrison Brooks is ready to make his college decision. Following a weekend official visit to North Carolina the 6-9, 215-pound four-star recruit told CarolinaBlue on Sunday that he will announce, commit, and sign on Wednesday at 10:00 AM ET. Auburn, Georgia, LSU, Mississippi State, and North Carolina are in contention to land Brooks.
P.J. Washington to Commit on Nov. 10
P.J. Washington, the 6-8 forward from Findlay Prep (NV), plans to announce his commitment on Nov. 10 on ESPNU’s Recruiting Nation between 6-7 ET. He’s considering Kentucky, UNC and UNLV after visiting UNLV this past weekend. Gary Trent Jr, the 6-4 shooting guard from Prolific Prep (CA), plans to announce his commitment during the same program.
P.J. Washington Enjoys UNLV Visit, Likely to Decide Early
P.J. Washington, the 6-foot-8 forward from Frisco, Texas and Findlay Prep (NV), enjoyed his final official visit to UNLV this weekend and is expected to decide during the NCAA early signing period. Washington is considering Kentucky, North Carolina and UNLV, after crossing Arizona and Texas off his list. “The UNLV visit went well,” Paul Washington Sr., the player’s father and the Findlay Prep coach said.
Top 20 sophomore Jeremiah Robinson on the visit trail
It has been an eventful fall for the No. 18 ranked player in the class of 2019, forward Jeremiah Robinson. The 6-foot-8 sophomore at Roeland Park (Kans.) Bishop Miege has had several coaches in to see him and now sports offers from Creighton, Iowa, Kansas, Kansas State, Oklahoma, Wake Forest and Washington to go along with interest from others like North Carolina and Notre Dame.
Super Sophomore: Catching up with Wendell Moore
6-foot-5 small forward Wendell Moore of Cox Mill High School recently received a offer from The University of Florida. Another high-major program to offer the top ranked sophomore in the state. “That offer feels good coming from another great team like that.” Moore said. The Gators joined the likes of Syracuse, North Carolina, Virginia Tech, Tennessee, NC State, Wake Forest and Georgia.
Zion Williamson "can do it all"
One of the nation’s best high school basketball players lives about an hour outside Charlotte. Spartanburg Day School junior Zion Williamson is a 6-foot-6, 230-pound small forward who is ranked as high as No. 2 nationally in the recruiting class of 2018. Today, after a 3-inch growth spurt, he has 36 offers, including from elite programs such as North Carolina, Duke, and Kansas.
Highlights of Top 10 2019 PF Matthew Hurt from USA Basketball
Matthew Hurt (UNC offer) is Scout's 8th ranked 2019 recruit. Here are highlights of the five-star power forward from USA Basketball. Hurt's suitors include Duke, Kansas, Louisville, Minnesota, and North Carolina.
Jalek Felton starts UNC official visit
2017 combo guard Jalek Felton (Columbia, SC) is no stranger to North Carolina. Felton committed to UNC in December of 2014. He has visited Chapel Hill numerous times since. This weekend Felton will take his official visit to UNC. Fellow commit Andrew Platek and 2017 power forward prospect Garrison Brooks will also be on official visits this weekend.
Andrew Platek set for UNC official visit
2017 shooting guard Andrew Platek (Albany, NY) will be in Chapel Hill this weekend for his UNC official visit. Platek committed to Carolina on July 18. This weekend is his first trip back to UNC since his unofficial visit on June 13. Platek became UNC's second commit in the 2017 class --- joining combo guard Jalek Felton, who will also be on his official visit to UNC this weekend.
UNC Basketball Recruits Visiting Chapel Hill This Weekend
Three official visitors and a top target are among the basketball recruits expected to be in Chapel Hill this weekend, according to sources. Arguably North Carolina’s top target regardless of class, Zion Williamson will be making his second trip to UNC. Garrison Brooks confirmed to Inside Carolina earlier this week that he was officially visiting North Carolina.
P.J. Washington Poised for UNLV Visit, Likely Early Decision
P.J. Washington, the 6-foot-8 forward from Frisco, Texas and Findlay Prep (NV), will take his final official visit to UNLV this weekend and is expected to decide during the NCAA early signing period. Washington, who went for 25 points over the weekend in a 70-62 victory over Chino Hills (CA), is considering Kentucky, North Carolina and UNLV, after crossing Arizona and Texas off his list.
Garrison Brooks Sets New UNC Visit Date
Garrison Brooks has a new official visit date for Chapel Hill. The 6-9 senior from Auburn (Ala.) High is set to be at UNC this coming weekend. Hubert Davis and Roy Williams visited Brooks on Sep. 10, which yielded a scholarship offer for Brooks and produced a UNC official visit date of Oct. 7, though the visit was canceled in the days leading up to the trip. But the visit is back on.
Video: Zion Williamson pours in 40 points in fall league victory
Zion Williamson, the No. 1 player in the Class of 2018 by 247Sports, poured in 40 points Saturday in the D1 Fall League championship game in his hometown of Spartanburg, S.C. An American Family Insurance ALL-USA Preseason Team selection, Williamson, a 6-7 small forward from Spartanburg (S.C.) Day School, recently moved up to No. 2 overall in the 247Sports Composite.