UNC Basketball Commit Rechon Black Transferring Back Home
When Rechon Black visited students at Dilworth Elementary School in Charlotte earlier this month, he didn't expect any of them to recognize him. Not long after he arrived, one of the students walked up to him and said, "You play for North Carolina, don't you?" And that's why he's coming home. The 6-7 guard is transferring back to Concord, N.C. to play for Cox Mill High School. (Inside Carolina
Wendell Moore stands out at the Nike Elite 100
Wendell Moore has been touted for years, but, over the past year, some doubted his level of improvement. Over the course of the past two months, however, Moore has not only squashed that perception through making the highly competitive USA Basketball team as well as winning a gold medal in Argentina and performance at the Elite 100, but, perhaps, raised expectations. (247 Sports
Romeo Langford: "I like the way North Carolina plays"
Last week, Romeo Langford listed Indiana, North Carolina, Louisville, Kentucky, Duke, Purdue, UCLA and Vanderbilt as some of his top schools. UNC's Roy Williams watched Langford at USA training camp for two days. "I like the way North Carolina plays," Langford said. "I like Coach Williams and his coaching staff. He came to visit me three days after they won the national championship." (Louisville Courier-Journal
Romeo Langford Blog: Wheels up to Egypt with the USA U19 Team
New Albany (Ind.) star Romeo Langford is the No. 1 shooting guard and No. 5 overall recruit in the ESPN 100: "I know people want to know about my recruitment and it’s going pretty well. My parents and I decided when it all started that the coaches would go through them to contact me. I do know that by the end of the summer I want to cut my list down to about seven schools." (USA Today
UNC, Kansas in good shape with Matthew Hurt
Matthew Hurt, one of the most polished forwards in high school basketball, has not been short of college interest as a few blue blood programs remain heavily in the mix. Minnesota also remains in the mix thanks to several factors - and his family tie to the program doesn't hurt, either. However, North Carolina and Kansas may be the early leaders at this point. (Rivals.com
Zion Williamson poised for busy stretch
Two summers from now, for the 2019 NBA Draft, Zion Williamson of Spartanburg Day might hear his named called...and possibly called first. But that’s down the road. Right now the 6-foot-6 phenom is focused on returning to his AAU schedule this weekend in Los Angeles fully healed from a deep knee bruise that forced him to shut things down for several weeks. (The State
One On One With Five Star 2018 SG Romeo Langford
Which coaches have you noticed staying to watch you (at the USA U-19 Trials)? Romeo Langford: "I think pretty much Louisville, North Carolina and Kansas. I saw Roy Williams from North Carolina here and Archie Miller from Indiana too." What were your thoughts on having those coaches there for you? RL: "It meant a lot to me, it showed they were really serious in showing how much they wanted me." (247 Sports
Romeo Langford makes Team USA, will play in Egypt
Romeo Langford came to USA Basketball training camp this week with two top priorities. The New Albany High five-star guard said he wanted to test his ability against players already in college and to make the U19 World Championship team and travel to Egypt. He did well enough against the older guys to make the cut. Langford was one of 12 players selected on Thursday (Louisville Courier-Journal
Coby White jumps in latest ESPN college basketball recruiting rankings
On Monday, ESPN took its top 60 player rankings for the 2018 class and expanded it to 100. For the North Carolina Tar Heels, they have two players signed in their 2018 class. Both Rechon Black and Coby White signed with the Tar Heels in 2016. The two guards give UNC a nice start to their 2018 class, with both ranked in the top 100 according to ESPN. (Keeping It Heel
Video: Highlights of UNC commit Rechon Black at Nike EYBL
North Carolina holds a commitment from Scout's 84th ranked 2018 prospect in Rechon Black. Here are highlights of the four-star athlete at the Nike EYBL.
A look at Romeo Langford's shooting, Zion Williamson's recruitment
UNC, Kentucky, Kansas and Duke remain heavily in the mix for Zion Williamson, though South Carolina may be the final school to round out his premature top-five. Romeo Langford, a top-five recruitin the 2018 class, sure can put the ball through the basket. Langford goes down as one of the better scorers that I have had the chance to scout and evaluate in recent years. (Rivals.com
Video: Coby White NBPA Top100 Highlights
North Carolina Tar Heels commit Coby White was getting buckets all week at the NBPA Top 100 Camp in Charlottesville, VA. The 6'2 combo guard will be a lot of fun to watch in Chapel Hill in 2018.
Cox Mill High’s Wendell Moore wins gold medal with USA Basketball
When his classmates ask what he did for summer vacation, Cox Mill High rising junior Wendell Moore will have quite the story to tell. Moore earned a spot on the USA Basketball U16 national team, and the Americans won a gold medal Sunday at the FIBA U16 Americas international tournament. It was the fifth straight USA win in the event as the Americans beat Canada 111-60. (Charlotte Observer
Video: A behind-the-scenes look at the life of Coby White
Take a look behind the scenes at the life of North Carolina basketball commit Coby White, featuring highlight footage of White along with interviews with White, his friends and family.
NBPA Top 100: Three major takeaways
Possibly the most polished recruit in the 2019 class, Matthew Hurt has begun to work himself into a good sized small forward as he defended better on the perimeter, rebounded at a high rate and created for others. He solidified his status as a five-star recruit Cole Anthony and Ashton Hagans created a great debate as to who the best point guard is in the 2019 class. (Rivals.com