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Five-star SF Kevin Knox visiting UNC this weekend

A 247Sports Composite five-star, 2017 small forward Kevin Knox is planning on visiting Duke and UNC this weekend. He will be at both schools on Friday, at Duke on Saturday for the Blue Devils' game against Virginia, and then in Chapel Hill on Sunday for the Tar Heels' game against Pittsburgh. Florida State, Duke, and UNC are the three favorites right now for Knox, according to a CarolinaBlue source. (Carolina Blue)

Tar Heels offer 2017 forward P.J. Washington

According to a report by's Evan Daniels, 2017 forward P.J. Washington (Dallas, TX/Findlay Prep) holds an offer from North Carolina. UNC head coach Roy Williams and assistant coach Steve Robinson made a midweek trip out to Las Vegas last week to visit with Washington and his family. During the visit it was made clear that UNC has offered the 6-7, 225-pound prospect. (Carolina Blue) Updated 2017 Top 100 Basketball Recruits

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Wendell Carter Jr. Blog: Turning season around, college hoops and upcoming visits

Wendell Carter (2017 5-star center): "When I’m not playing I like to watch college basketball, especially the teams that are recruiting me. I watched North Carolina and I’m liking how they use their bigs. They don’t just stick them down in the post, they flash a lot and I’ve even seen them catch it out on the wing. It’s not foreign for Roy Williams to have the big men catch the ball in guard positions." (USA Today)

Seventh Woods, Dennis Smith to continue rivalry in ACC

Seventh Woods will be a combo guard joining the North Carolina Tar Heels basketball program in June 2016. His commitment on November 11, 2015 to attend UNC gives the Tar Heels a stout 2016 class of blue chip athletes. The videos below show epic battles between Seventh Woods and class of 2016 N.C. State commit Dennis Smith, Jr. Smith’s hometown is nearby Fayetteville, North Carolina. Woods’ hometown is Columbia, South Carolina. (Keeping It Heel)

Training UNC Signee Seventh Woods

There are few people that know UNC signee Seventh Woods' game better than his longtime trainer. If you’ve seen Woods play in the last three years, there are a few things you’ve noticed. His rare athleticism sticks out with every highlight-reel dunk. His speed, balance and quickness shine through every steal and come-from-behind block. What you don’t see a lot of is emotion. (Inside Carolina)

Video: New Seventh Woods Mixtape

Recent highlights from 2016 North Carolina guard commit Seventh Woods (6-1, Hammond School, Columbia, SC). View Video...

Five-star 2017 wing D.J. Harvey discusses recruitment

D.J. Harvey has been a big name in recruiting circles for a couple of years now. Widely considered to be one of the nation's top prospects as a freshman, Harvey has continued to improve his game a could go wire-to-wire as one of the elite players in his class. UNC hasn't offered yet, but Harvey believes it is coming soon, and the Tar Heels will be players in his recruitment when that happens. (Sporting News)

Jairus Hamilton Discusses UNC Offer

Jairus Hamilton has already received scholarship offers from Virginia Tech, Tennessee, Wake Forest and now North Carolina. He’s unofficially visited Virginia Tech, Wake Forest and UNC. “My family always leaned a little bit to UNC because of their players and history,” Hamilton said. “But now I have to start looking at things not as a fan but as what’s the best basketball decision for me." (Tar Heel Illustrated)

Pace Academy’s Wendell Carter — big and getting bigger

Wendell Carter has taken one unofficial visit — to Duke. North Carolina coach Roy Williams was in attendance for Carter’s game Tuesday. Kentucky is on the case. So are Georgia and Georgia Tech, and Carter said he’s not averse to giving the locals every consideration. Even Harvard, which doesn’t give athletic scholarships, is intrigued. (He has a 3.8 GPA.) As yet, there’s no short list. (Atlanta Journal-Constitution)

Remarkable rise of Kevin Knox puts him in elite company

Kevin Knox's stock has skyrocketed over the past six months to the point where the Tampa Catholic High School small forward is the main attraction. His every move is followed on the basketball court — from awestruck fans to college coaching icons. UNC's Roy Williams flew in to watch one of Knox's games in December. Duke's Mike Krzyzewski came to Tampa for a Crusaders game a week later. (Tampa Bay Times)

Roy Williams Offers N.C. Sophomore Devon Dotson

Roy Williams’s early pursuit of the top players in North Carolina continued on Saturday. After North Carolina’s win over Boston College, Williams offered a scholarship to sophomore Devon Dotson. Dotson, a 6-0 point guard from Charlotte (N.C.) Providence Day, is the third class of 2018 recruit with a UNC offer, joining UNC commit Rechon Black and wing Jairus Hamilton. (Inside Carolina)

Video: Jairus Hamilton Sophomore Mix Tape

Sophomore highlights from 2018 small forward Jairus Hamilton (Cannon School, Concord NC). Hamilton recently received a scholarship offer from Roy Williams. View Video...

Tar Heels Offer N.C. Sophomore Jairus Hamilton

For the second month in a row, Roy Williams has offered a sophomore from Concord, N.C. Last month, it was Rechon “Leaky” Black. On Saturday it was Jairus Hamilton, sources confirm. Hamilton was already in Chapel Hill on Saturday for North Carolina's game against Boston College. At 6-7, 210 pounds, Hamilton already has the look and physique of a college player. (Inside Carolina)

Seventh Woods honored for 2,000th career point

On January 5th, UNC commit Seventh Woods scored his 2,000th point for Hammond School. To mark the impressive accomplishment the 6-2 combo guard from South Carolina received a special commemorative basketball. He went to twitter to post a picture of the keepsake. Woods committed to North Carolina on Nov. 11th, joining a 2016 class that includes center Tony Bradley and wing Brandon Robinson. (Carolina Blue)

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

4/22/2017 - 4/23/2017
Watching 2018 SG Romeo Langford (UNC offer), 2019 SG Josh Nickelberry (UNC offer), 2020 PF Isaiah Todd, 2019 SF Christian Brown, 2018 SF Zion Williamson (UNC offer), and Armando Bacot in Dallas, TX

Friday, April 21, 2017
Watching 2018 SF Jairus Hamilton (UNC offer), 2019 C D.J. Burns, 2018 UNC PG commit Coby White, and 2018 SF Jaylen Hoard in Hampton, VA

Wednesday, April 19, 2017
On an in home visit with 2017 five star SF Kevin Knox in Tampa, FL

Friday, April 07, 2017
Visiting 2017 UNC signee Jalek Felton and 2019 UNC target Juwan Gary at Gray Collegiate Academy in West Columbia, SC

Friday, April 07, 2017
On an in home visit with 2018 5 star SF Zion Williamson in Spartanburg, SC

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Top Basketball Recruits
Jalek Felton2017 PG
Kevin Knox2017 SF
Romeo Langford2018 SG
Zion Williamson2018 SF
Matthew Hurt2019 PF
Garrison Brooks2017 PF
Rechon Black2018 PG
Jairus Hamilton2018 SF
Coby White2018 CG
Wendell Moore2019 SF

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