Complete coverage of North Carolina Tar Heels Basketball Recruiting.
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.
UNC basketball recruits: current 2015 targets to watch
The UNC men’s basketball team has turned its attention toward recruiting for next season. Roy Williams is hoping to land at least one of the nation’s top uncommitted prospects to join the Tar Heels. UNC currently holds one commitment, power forward Luke Maye out of Charlotte. Maye is a four-star recruit by 247Sports and is ranked the No. 2 player in the state of North Carolina. With the possible departure of J.P. Tokoto, here are four UNC targets that could join Maye in UNC’s 2015 recruiting class.
UNC Basketball Recruiting Rundown: 2015 Class
North Carolina has one verbal commit for the 2015 class in 247Sports Composite four-star power forward Luke Maye (Cornelius, NC/William Amos Hough), the No. 2 prospect in the Tar Heel state. Currently, North Carolina is in the running for five-star small forwards Brandon Ingram and Jaylen Brown. Within the last week head coach Roy Williams and UNC have also reached out to two former VCU commits: Shooting guard Kenny Williams and small forward Tevin Mack. Both were released from their letter-of-intents this week after head coach Shaka Smart took the same job with Texas.
Jayson Tatum Blog: In-home with Duke, EYBL and more
Jayson Tatum is widely regarded as one of the most versatile and talented players in the country, regardless of class and is ranked No. 1 overall in the ESPN 60. This past summer he helped the USA U17 team win gold in Dubai and was voted Biggest Matchup Problem by his peers after a dominant AAU season. "Where I’m at with the recruitment is I could commit this month or in the summer or before school starts. I think it’s all about when I feel like I’m ready to do it; I’ll just do it. I don’t see myself waiting. I think it’ll be sooner than later though."
UNC reaches out to 2015 SF Tevin Mack
According to the twitter account of his AAU team, North Carolina has reached out to 2015 small forward Tevin Mack (Columbia, SC/Dreher). Earlier this week, the 6-foot-6, 185-pound 247Sports Composite four-star prospect was released from his VCU letter-of-intent after former VCU head coach Shaka Smart took the same job at Texas. Mack has not been offered by UNC.
Roy Williams in contact with 2015 shooter Kenny Williams
North Carolina coach Roy Williams is in contact with class of 2015 shooting guard Kenny Williams (Chesterfield, VA/Lloyd C. Bird), Evan Daniels of Scout.com reports. Williams was released from his VCU letter-of-intent Tuesday. According to Daniels, the four schools currently involved with Williams are Georgetown, Michigan, North Carolina, and Virginia.
EYBL Hampton Top Performers: Giles, Bradley, Tatum
Jayson Tatum proved his excellence during the weekend. He has become stronger over the past nine months yet has retained his athleticism. Harry Giles showcased a balanced game for a team that went 4-0 during the weekend. He has become increasingly powerful and less perimeter oriented as he has matured. Tony Bradley has begun to win over skeptics. Previously stiff and mechanical, he appears to have gained flexibility and mobility, and his reflexes are pretty good for a 6-8 center.
Video: Brandon Ingram Talks Recruiting
2015 5-star forward Brandon Ingram recently discussed his recruitment during McDonald's All-Star week. Ingram is one of UNC's top recruiting targets in the 2015 class and has the Tar Heels among his favorites along with Duke, Kansas, and Kentucky. Ingram will host an in-home visit with Roy Williams on April 22.
Video: Jaylen Brown talks recruiting
2015 5-star small forward Jaylen Brown breaks down his recruitment in a recent interview. Brown holds a scholarship offer from North Carolina, which is among his top 8 schools also including Georgia, Kentucky, Michigan, Georgia Tech, Kansas, UCLA, and California.
Hoop Summit Storylines: Brandon Ingram
Brandon Ingram, a senior out of Kinston (N.C.) High, may have been a late addition to the Nike Hoop Summit, but he’s among the top prospects in attendance. And he showed flashes of it during the scrimmage on Thursday night. Going up against college players, Ingram flashed his jump shot and terrific touch. At 6-foot-9 and blessed with wide shoulders and a lengthy set of arms, Ingram is oozing with upside.