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Coby White Shows Alpha Scorer Mentality at NBPA Camp

If you're looking for an alpha scorer in the 2018 class, 6'4" UNC guard commit Coby White is showing that he's the guy. He finished the day with an average of 20 points per game. He showed that he's virtually unstoppable off-the-dribble and is easily one of the most impressive finishers in the country. If he can get his perimeter shot going this week, he's going to put up even bigger numbers. (Future 150)

Video: Coby White NBPA Top 100 Camp Interview

Coby White, a 2018 North Carolina commit, put on a show on Day 1 in Virginia for the NBPA Top 100 Camp. He speaks about coming to such a prestigious event and his summer focus. View Video...

Updated Scout 2019 Top 100 College Basketball Recruits

After updating the 2018 player rankings last week, the 2019 rankings, which got a major shake up, were updated on Thursday. R.J. Barrett stuck at No. 1, while Vernon Carey and James Wiseman moved to No. 2 and No. 3. UNC recruit Matthew Hurt checks in at No. 6. Wendell Moore is at No. 25, and Josh Nickelberry lands at No. 26. Hurt, Moore and Nickelberry each hold UNC offers. (Scout.com)

Who should top teams call first in the 2019 basketball recruiting class

UNC: Roy Williams has laid the groundwork for recruiting Matthew Hurt, a skilled and polished power forward from Minnesota. Kansas and North Carolina look to be the primary favorites for the 2019 standout. Williams will definitely be calling local wings Wendell Moore and Joey Baker, but placing a priority on Hurt could enhance the Tar Heels' chances with the five-star recruit. (Rivals.com)

Video: Coby White Wednesday NBPA Highlights

2018 North Carolina combo guard commit Coby White (Greenfield School, Wilson NC) had an outstanding day Wednesday against high-level competition at the 2017 NBPA Top 100 Camp in Charlottesville, Virginia. Here are a few highlights. View Video...

Ashton Hagans Blog: Ready for Oak Hill, dominant summer, and recruiting update

Ashton Hagans has had one of the most dominant seasons on the summer circuit running with Game Elite (Ga.). A five-star point guard who will play at Oak Hill Academy, Hagans has numerous college programs giving chase. "Since the spring Kansas, Alabama, North Carolina, UNLV, Baylor and a few other schools have started recruiting me so that’s been pretty cool." (USA Today)

Coby White climbs 2018 class rankings

North Carolina Class of 2018 recruit Coby White continues to impress others during the offseason. Back in March of this year, White was named the North Carolina Gatorade Player of the Year. Recently, White jumped 27 spots in Scout’s latest ranking. Scout represents one of the premier ranking databases in the country. Scout ranks White at No. 30 in the class of 2018. (Keeping It Heel)

2019 PG Jeremiah Francis unofficially visits UNC

2019 Top247 four-star prospect Jeremiah Francis unofficially visited North Carolina over the weekend. A 6-3 point guard from Pickerington (Ohio) Central High School, Francis is ranked No. 85 in the Top247. He will also visit West Virginia later this month. Ohio State, Purdue and West Virginia have offered Francis. North Carolina has not yet offered. (Carolina Blue)

Video: Coby White 2017 EYBL Session 4 Highlights

Highlights from 2018 combo guard and North Carolina commit Coby White (Greenfield School/Wilson, NC) at Session 4 of the recent Nike EYBL event. View Video...

Coby White earns invitation to 2017 NBPA Top 100 camp

The 2017 NBPA Top 100 camp invitations were sent out Saturday and there were many names Tar Heel fans are familiar with. Most notably, 2018 UNC commit Coby White. White receives this invitation just a week after jumping 27 spots to No. 30 in the newest Scout rankings and receiving All-EYBL First Team honors after his performance in Los Angeles. (Keeping It Heel)

UNC hosting basketball, football recruits this weekend

As the Tar Heels open up their football summer camp over the weekend, they are set to host a big recruit on Sunday. Class of 2018 five star running back Zamir White is set to visit the school just a few weeks ahead of his big decision. UNC will also be hosting a point guard in the 2019 recruiting class. According to Carolina Blue, point guard Jeremiah Francis will also be on campus for a visit. (Keeping It Heel)

Zion Williamson on SLAM magazine cover

Here’s a safe bet: If you have an Instagram or Twitter account, you’ve seen 16-year-old high school phenom Zion Williamson play basketball. Maybe not for a very long period of time, but for at least a minute or so. His highlight mixtapes are already the stuff of legend—it’s impossible to look away as he casually dribbles through helpless defenders and dunks all over their souls. (SLAM Online)

Player of year, state champion, now USA Basketball team on Wendell Moore’s resume

This week, Wendell Moore added a cherry to the top of his memorable season, when he was one of 12 players named to the USA Basketball U16 men’s national team. Moore and the Americans are training in Colorado Springs, and will play in the 2017 FIBA Americas U16 championship June 14-18 in Argentina. Moore, a 6-foot-6, 205-pound wing, said he was overwhelmed when he received the news. (Charlotte Observer)

Pittsburgh Athletic Department Statement Regarding Release of Cameron Johnson

The University of Pittsburgh Athletic Department released the following statement regarding the release of graduate transfer Cameron Johnson to play immediately at UNC. Prior to Johnson's release, the Pitt Athletic Department stated that their policy was that graduate transfers moving to an ACC school must sit out a year. However, the ACC and NCAA allow all graduate transfers to play immediately. Read More...

Cameron Johnson fully cleared to play at UNC

Cameron Johnson has been released to transfer by Pittsburgh and is cleared to play in 2017-18 for North Carolina. “The associate AD just called me and told me," Johnson said Thursday. Johnson committed to UNC on Tuesday and released a statement about his eligibility, putting further pressure on Pittsburgh to remove the one-year penalty it was aiming to impose on him for transferring within the conference. (Inside Carolina)

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

Wednesday, July 19, 2017
Watching Joey Baker, Jalen Johnson, Jalen Suggs, Jeremiah Robinson Earl, and Zach Harvey at the Under Armour event in Philadelphia, PA

7/12/2017 - 7/15/2017
Watching Rechon Black, Coby White, Jaylen Hoard, Nassir Little, Jonathan Jackson, Wendell Moore, Romeo Langford, Zion Williamson, Ashton Hagans, Christian Brown, Matthew Hurt, Simi Shittu, and Josh Nickelberry at the Peach Jam in North Augusta, SC

Sunday, June 18, 2017
Watching 2018 5 star shooting guard Romeo Langford (UNC offer) at the FIBA World Cup U-19 practices in Colorado Springs, CO

Sunday, April 30, 2017
Watching 2019 SG Josh Nickelberry (UNC offer), 2018 SG Romeo Langford (UNC offer), 2019 PF Armando Bacot, 2018 SF Nassir Little, 2019 PG Ashton Hagans, and 2019 SF Christian Brown at the Adidas Uprising in Atlanta, GA

4/28/2017 - 4/29/2017
Watching 2019 SF Joey Baker, 2018 PF Miles Norris, 2018 PF Nazreon Reid, 2018 C Moses Brown, 2018 PF Ian Steere, 2018 UNC PG commit Rechon Black, 2018 UNC CG commit Coby White, 2018 SF Jairus Hamilton (UNC offer), 2018 SF Jaylen Hoard, and 2020 SG Jonathan Jackson (Justin's brother) in Fishers, IN

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Jalek Felton2017 PG
Romeo Langford2018 SG
Coby White2018 CG
Zion Williamson2018 SF
Matthew Hurt2019 PF
Garrison Brooks2017 PF
Brandon Huffman2017 PF
Rechon Black2018 PG
Jairus Hamilton2018 SF
Wendell Moore2019 SF

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