Andrew Platek set for UNC official visit
2017 shooting guard Andrew Platek (Albany, NY) will be in Chapel Hill this weekend for his UNC official visit. Platek committed to Carolina on July 18. This weekend is his first trip back to UNC since his unofficial visit on June 13. Platek became UNC's second commit in the 2017 class --- joining combo guard Jalek Felton, who will also be on his official visit to UNC this weekend. (Carolina Blue
UNC Basketball Recruits Visiting Chapel Hill This Weekend
Three official visitors and a top target are among the basketball recruits expected to be in Chapel Hill this weekend, according to sources. Arguably North Carolina’s top target regardless of class, Zion Williamson will be making his second trip to UNC. Garrison Brooks confirmed to Inside Carolina earlier this week that he was officially visiting North Carolina. (Inside Carolina
P.J. Washington Poised for UNLV Visit, Likely Early Decision
P.J. Washington, the 6-foot-8 forward from Frisco, Texas and Findlay Prep (NV), will take his final official visit to UNLV this weekend and is expected to decide during the NCAA early signing period. Washington, who went for 25 points over the weekend in a 70-62 victory over Chino Hills (CA), is considering Kentucky, North Carolina and UNLV, after crossing Arizona and Texas off his list. (Zag's Blog
Garrison Brooks Sets New UNC Visit Date
Garrison Brooks has a new official visit date for Chapel Hill. The 6-9 senior from Auburn (Ala.) High is set to be at UNC this coming weekend. Hubert Davis and Roy Williams visited Brooks on Sep. 10, which yielded a scholarship offer for Brooks and produced a UNC official visit date of Oct. 7, though the visit was canceled in the days leading up to the trip. But the visit is back on. (Inside Carolina
Video: Zion Williamson pours in 40 points in fall league victory
Zion Williamson, the No. 1 player in the Class of 2018 by 247Sports, poured in 40 points Saturday in the D1 Fall League championship game in his hometown of Spartanburg, S.C. An American Family Insurance ALL-USA Preseason Team selection, Williamson, a 6-7 small forward from Spartanburg (S.C.) Day School, recently moved up to No. 2 overall in the 247Sports Composite. (USA Today
Kevin Knox more than just a basketball star
Kevin Knox’s Tampa Catholic experience is more than just basketball. In his Economics class, the subject is supply and demand, something Knox can relate to. He is in high demand as one of the best prep basketball players in the country. In the course of one week, Duke, Florida State, Kentucky and North Carolina coaches sat in his living room begging him to play at their schools. (Bay News 9
P.J. Washington Blog: The Kentucky and North Carolina visits and more
P.J. Washington on his UNC visit: "I spent a lot of time with Coach Roy and I hung out with the team a lot. Theo Pinson was my host and he had me laughing the whole time. I think the biggest thing I’d say about that visit was how much of a family atmosphere it felt like down there. You could tell that everyone was really close; all the players that played there in the past come back. I definitely liked that." (USA Today
P.J. Washington Cancels Arizona Visit
P.J. Washington, the 6-foot-8 forward from Findlay Prep (NV), cancelled his official visit to Arizona that was scheduled for this weekend, his father said Thursday. Kentucky, North Carolina and UNLV remain under consideration, and Washington will take an official to UNLV on Nov. 4. He has already taken officials to UNC and Kentucky. (Zag's Blog
Video: Isaiah Stokes Junior Year Mix Tape
Highlights of 2017 power forward Isaiah Stokes, who holds an offer from North Carolina. Stokes is also considering Iowa State, Tennessee, Florida, and TCU, among others.
P.J. Washington hands out post-visit hardware
P.J. Washington's award for Best Presentation goes to: “North Carolina! They did something I’d never seen or heard of before. They basically put on a play and they brought different jerseys and masks and walked me through my life as a Tar Heel. They showed me committing, winning a national championship and then getting drafted into the NBA. It was special! I’ll never forget that.” (USA Today
Video: Highlights of 2017 PF P.J. Washington at USA Basketball
P.J. Washington is Scout's 14th ranked prospect in 2017. Here are highlights of the five-star power forward at USA Basketball. Recruiting: P.J. Washington is down to UNC, Arizona, and Kentucky.
Video: Highlights of 2017 SF Kevin Knox from USA Basketball
Kevin Knox is Scout's 7th ranked 2017 prospect. Here are highlights of the five-star small forward from USA Basketball.
Roy Williams to visit P.J. Washington on Tuesday
According to a ZagsBlog interview with the father of 247Sports five-star forward P.J. Washington (Dallas, TX/Findlay Prep), UNC head coach Roy Williams will be in Las Vegas to visit with the prospect on Tuesday. This is just another part of the Carolina coach going all-in on Washington. (Carolina Blue
Jarred Vanderbilt on official visit: "Great time in Chapel Hill"
A important part of this past weekend's UNC basketball recruiting weekend was five-star Jarred Vanderbilt's official visit to North Carolina. A 6-8, 200-pound small forward from Texas, Vanderbilt was front and center during UNC's Late Night with Roy festivities. He posted the following photo collage to his personal twitter account on Sunday, shortly after his visit ended. (Carolina Blue
2017 PF Sterling Manley Commits to UNC
The Tar Heels were able to land a second post player on Sunday when Ohio native Sterling Manley picked the Tar Heels over Xavier, Purdue, and West Virginia. Manley, who hasn't played since February, caught the attention of the UNC staff in the fall and committed to the Tar Heels following his official visit. "Me and my family have decided that the University of North Carolina is best for me." (Scout.com