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Jalek Felton at No. 21 in ESPN's Class of 2017 rankings

ESPN released its updated Class of 2017 recruiting rankings Thursday, and center DeAndre Ayton is at No. 1. Last summer, Ayton had 17 points and 18 rebounds while playing for a Providence Storm team that beat North Carolina 84-83 at the beginning of the Tar Heels' exhibition tour of the Bahamas. Combo guard Jalek Felton, Raymond's nephew, is ranked No. 21 on ESPN's updated list. He committed to North Carolina in late December.. (Fayetteville Observer)

Video: Seventh Woods Summer Highlights

Highlights from Seventh Woods' impressive performances on the Summer circuit, courtesy of Courtside Films. The 2016 5-star combo guard recently trimmed his list to a final four of North Carolina, South Carolina, Florida, and Georgetown (which he is scheduled to officially visit on September 11th). View Video...

Seventh Woods schedules official visit to Georgetown

Class of 2016 guard Seventh Woods has begun the process of scheduling official visits to the four schools he's still considering. According to a source with knowledge of the situation, Woods will visit the Hilltop officially the weekend of September 11th. In addition to the Hoyas, the four-star guard is also considering the South Carolina Gamecocks, North Carolina Tar Heels and the Florida Gators. (247 Sports)

Scout.com Updated 2016 Top 100 Basketball Recruits

For the longest time there have been three players – Harry Giles, Josh Jackson and Jayson Tatum -- standing above the rest in the 2016 recruiting class. And while those three players held on to the top three spots, the top tier appears to be growing. De’Aaron Fox, Thon Maker and a host of others are making their case to be included in that top group. Fox, a 6-foot-4 point guard, has been nothing short of spectacular over the past six weeks (Scout.com)

Brandon Robinson discusses UNC, official visits

Class of 2016 shooting guard Brandon Robinson (Douglasville, GA/Douglas County) is a silky smooth shooter who "can score at all three levels." The 6-foot-5, 160-pound prospect has offers from 15 schools but narrowed it down to Georgia, Georgia Tech, Florida State, Louisville, Maryland, and North Carolina last weekend. The 247Sports Composite four-star is the No. 10 shooting guard in the the 2016 class. (Carolina Blue)

Video: Harry Giles breaks down recruitment

Harry Giles was one of the 11 players selected to participate with the EYBL Select Team this past weekend. During the event, Giles, Scout's No. 1 player, sat down with Scout to discuss the latest in his game, the schools involved in his recruitment and the advice Chris Paul has given him. (Scout.com)

Video: Miles Bridges talks visits, process

Class of 2016 five-star small forward Miles Bridges discusses his upcoming college visits, his development and the recruiting process. Bridges holds an offer from UNC and is scheduled to make an official visit to Chapel Hill during the weekend of Late Night With Roy Williams. (Scout.com)

Brandon Robinson cuts list to six

Class of 2016 shooting guard Brandon Robinson (Douglasville, GA/Douglas County) is down to six schools. Per a report by Evan Daniels of Scout.com, the 6-foot-5, 160-pound recruit has narrowed his list to Georgia, Georgia Tech, Florida State, Louisville, Maryland, and North Carolina. Robinson is the No. 10 shooting guard in 2016 class and the No. 61 prospect overall. (Carolina Blue)

Under Armour Elite 24 Recap

Edrice Adebayo was very efficient all game long and showed off his tremendous athleticism and power. A dunking machine, Adebayo converted around the rim and showed off a nice ability to run the floor. One of the big guys who doesn’t get a ton of attention, but probably should is Dewan Huell. Long, athletic, and possessing a solid touch, Huell finished with 18 points and seven rebounds on 9-11 shooting from the floor. (Scout.com)

Video: Dennis Smith, Jr. Summer Highlights

Dennis Smith Jr., one of the top players in the Class of 2016, suffered a torn ACL at the adidas Nations Camp in Long Beach, California. However, while Smith faces the challenge of rehabbing from the injury, it hasn’t changed his status as one of the most sought-after recruits around. View Video...

EYBL Select Team Recap

11 five-star prospects were selected by Nike to play for the EYBL Select Team in the Bahamas. The players went through a pair of competitive practices and played against the Bahamian Select Team on Saturday. De'Aaron Fox played as well as any prospect in the country in July and he certainly didn’t disappoint with the EYBL Select Team. Fox recently narrowed his list of schools to Arizona, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisville, LSU, North Carolina and NC State. (Scout.com)

Miles Bridges schedules official visit to UNC

Miles Bridges, the No. 3 small forward in the 2016 class, will take an official visit to North Carolina over the weekend of Oct. 24th, the prospect tells Evan Daniels of Scout.com. Late Night with Roy, North Carolina's annual basketball kickoff celebration, will be held that Friday, Oct, 23rd. The Tar Heels also take on Virginia in Kenan Stadium that Saturday. Bridges was offered by UNC on July 14th. (Carolina Blue)

Seventh Woods cuts list to UNC, Georgetown, South Carolina and Florida

Seventh Woods gained national acclaim for his incredible dunking ability at just 14 years ago off the strength of a mixtape that has now been viewed more than 13 million times. Woods is now entering his senior season at South Carolina's Hammond High School, and he's getting closer to making his college decision. Woods is down to four schools, according to ESPN's Jeff Borzello. His choices are North Carolina, Georgetown, South Carolina and Florida. (SB Nation)

Javin DeLaurier Sets Official Visits

Javin DeLaurier has set several official visits, according to multiple reports. The 6-foot-9 power forward from Charlottesville (Va.) St. Anne’s-Belfield and Team Loaded will visit Notre Dame (Sept. 5) and Texas (Sept. 12). He’s also setting up visits to Princeton (Sept. 19) and Stanford (Oct. 3). Virginia Tech, Miami, Louisville, Cal, North Carolina and Florida remain in the mix, he told Hoopseen.com. (Zag's Blog)

Sacha Killeya-Jones Commits to Kentucky

Four-star power forward Sacha Killeya-Jones has offered up a verbal commitment to John Calipari and Kentucky. Killeya-Jones, a 6-foot-10 power forward out of Lynchburg (Va.) Virginia Episcopal School, picked Kentucky over scholarship offers from North Carolina, N.C. State, Kansas, Florida and a host of schools. Killeya-Jones, who is originally from Chapel Hill (N.C.), is currently ranked as the No. 9 power forward and the No. 47 recruit in 2016. (Scout.com)

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

Thursday, January 19, 2017
Watching 2019 4 star PF Jeremiah Robinson at his game in Coffeyville, KS

Tuesday, January 17, 2017
Visiting 2018 5 star SG Romeo Langford (UNC offer) at New Albany High School in New Albany, IN

Saturday, January 14, 2017
Watching 2019 5 star SF Matthew Hurt (UNC offer) at his game in Rochester, MN

Thursday, January 05, 2017
Watching 2018 UNC PG commit Coby White, 2019 SG Josh Nickelberry (UNC offer), and 2019 SF Joey Baker in their game at the Greenfield School in Wilson, NC

Thursday, December 29, 2016
Watching 2017 5 star SF Kevin Knox (UNC offer), 2018 SF Jairus Hamilton (UNC offer), and 2019 SF Wendell Moore (UNC offer) at the John Wall Invitational in Raleigh, NC

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Jalek Felton2017 PG
Kevin Knox2017 SF
Romeo Langford2018 SG
Zion Williamson2018 SF
Matthew Hurt2019 PF
Rechon Black2018 PG
Jairus Hamilton2018 SF
Coby White2018 CG
Wendell Moore2019 SF
Brandon Huffman2017 PF

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