Complete coverage of North Carolina Tar Heels Basketball Recruiting.
The Jaylen Brown mystery: All-USA forward 'just a normal kid' amid recruiting rumors
It seems there’s a new rumor floating around every day about where American Family Insurance ALL-USA basketball player Jaylen Brown of Wheeler (Marietta, Ga.) will be attending college. Depending on whom you believe, Michigan, Cal, Kansas and Kentucky are all lead-pipe cinches. His list also includes North Carolina, UCLA, Georgia and Georgia Tech. The thing is, Brown isn’t talking much, so until he makes his choice, the reports will continue to be just rumors.
Harry Giles Hosts Duke For In-Home Visit
On his seventeenth birthday, Harry Giles III, the top power forward in the class of 2016, had Duke coaches Mike Krzyzewski and Jeff Capel in his home in Winston-Salem, NC. Giles, the first person offered by Duke in the class of 2016, has hosted the Blue Devils staff on each of his last two birthdays, according to Jason Jordan of USA Today.
Maverick Rowan Still Hopes to Reclassify to 2015
For Cardinal Gibbons (FL) Maverick Rowan, the dream of moving into the 2015 class and playing college basketball in the upcoming season is a light that seems dim. “Right now there’s a lot of obstacles,” Rowan told 247Sports at the Adidas Gauntlet in Duncanville. “I’m still looking into it, but it’s really tough right now.” “Everyone else is still in it for 15, even North Carolina,” said Rowan. “Even though they have a big log jam, they still want me.”
ESPN's Paul Biancardi: Could be California or Michigan for Jaylen Brown
ESPN’s national director of recruiting Paul Biancardi suggested Tuesday that Cal is in position to land another top-10 prospect. This time it’s Jaylen Brown, a 6-foot-7, 220 pound wing from Georgia. Brown is ranked No. 4 on ESPN, No. 2 on Rivals.com and No. 1 on Scout.com for the 2015 class. “Sources close to his family told me it could be Cal or it could be Michigan for his final destination,” Biancardi said on ESPN.
The latest on available 2015 5-star basketball recruits
Jaylen Brown seems to have everyone guessing. From college coaches to recruiting analysts to even the people in his camp, no one seems to know where he will go to college. The schools involved are California, Georgia, Georgia Tech, Kansas, Kentucky, Michigan, North Carolina and UCLA. Brandon Ingram is planning to announce his college choice on Monday. His list of schools include Duke, Kansas, Kentucky, North Carolina, NC State and UCLA.
UNC to have last in-home with Brandon Ingram
Roy Williams and the UNC staff with have an in-home visit with 247Sports Composite five-star prospect Brandon Ingram (Kinston, NC) on Wednesday. The 6-foot-8 small forward is the No. 11 player in the 2015 class, per the 247Sports Composite rankings. UNC is the last school to visit with Ingram before he announces next Monday, April 27th. Kentucky, Kansas, N.C. State, and Duke (twice) have all had in-home visits with Ingram over the last six days.
Video: Brandon Ingram discusses upcoming decision
ESPN's Matt Schick talks with No. 3 overall recruit Brandon Ingram about the decision process and when Ingram, the nation's top-ranked uncommitted prospect, will announce his college choice.
Roy Williams on the Recruiting Trail: Simmons, Bradley, Tatum
Roy Williams is making three recruiting trips this week after seeing Harry Giles on Friday. Per Jerry Meyer of 247Sports, Williams was in Alpharetta, Georgia on Monday to meet with five-star combo guard Kobi Simmons. Power Forward Tony Bradley, a four-star prospect out of Florida, confirmed that Williams is coming down for a visit on Tuesday. Five-star small forward Jayson Tatum tweeted that UNC will be having an in-home visit with him on Wednesday.
Roy Williams to visit Tony Bradley Tuesday
Class of 2016 power forward Tony Bradley (Bartow, FL) confirmed to CarolinaBlue that UNC head coach Roy Williams is set to visit him on Tuesday, April 21st. Bradley is a a 6-foot-10, 235-pound 247Sports Composite four-star prospect. He holds 22 offers including Kansas, Florida, Tennessee, Clemson, Florida State, Miami, and Illinois. North Carolina offered Bradley the on December 19th.
Brandon Ingram Sets Announcement Date
Brandon Ingram isn't quite sure where he intends to play college basketball, but he does know when he will announce his college decision. According Kinston (N.C.) High coach Perry Tyndall, Ingram will announce his choice on Monday, April 27th. Tyndall said they don't have details on how he intends to announce his choice. Ingram, a 6-foot-9 five-star wing, is down to and has visited Duke, Kansas, Kentucky, North Carolina, North Carolina State and UCLA.
Brandon Ingram Finishing Up Home Visits
Brandon Ingram will finish up his in-home visits this week. After meeting with Duke and Kentucky on Friday and Kansas Saturday, the 6-foot-9 Ingram will meet with N.C. State (Monday), Duke (Tuesday) and North Carolina (Wednesday), Kinston (N.C.) coach Perry Tyndall told SNY.tv. Duke will be coming in for a second time in five days. Ingram is projected as the No. 6 pick in the 2016 NBA Draft by DraftExpress.com.
Video: 2017 PG Matt Coleman Highlights
Video highlights of 2017 North Carolina point guard recruit Matt Coleman from the recent Nike EYBL Hampton event.
2015 SG Kenny Williams to Visit UNC
Kenny Williams' father, Kenny Williams III, told Scout.com's Evan Daniels that his son is taking an official visit to North Carolina starting Sunday and an unofficial visit to Virginia on Tuesday. The schools in pursuit include North Carolina, Michigan, Georgetown, Virginia, Louisville, Kansas and Florida. Williams decommited from VCU when coach Shaka Smart left for the head coaching position at Texas in early April. Williams is regarded as one of the best 3-point shooting prospects in the 2015 class.
Dennis Smith Jr. Blog: adidas Gauntlet, watching Duke win, Kentucky jumps in
Few players, regardless of class, have seen their star rise as quickly as Dennis Smith Jr. After winning a state title as a sophomore, Smith turned in a dominant summer on the AAU circuit and another stellar junior season this year full of mind-boggling highlights and wins.
Brandon Ingram hosting Duke and Kentucky for in-homes today
Five-Star 2015 small forward Brandon Ingram will host Duke and Kentucky for in-home visits Friday. Ingram recently stated that he expects all six of his finalists (Duke, Kentucky, Kansas, North Carolina, UCLA and NC State) to do in-home visits. Ingram, the #11 player in the Class of 2015 according to the 247Sports Composite Rankings, is expected to make his college decision later this month. He stated last weekend at the Nike Hoop Summit that Duke, Kentucky, Kansas and North Carolina were his favorite schools heading into the final weeks of his process.