Complete coverage of North Carolina Tar Heels Basketball Recruiting.
Kevin Knox set for UNC official visit
2017 five-star small forward Kevin Knox will conclude his official visit tour with a weekend visit to UNC. Knox has made previous trips to Duke, Florida State, and most recently Kentucky. North Carolina rounds out his top four schools. The No. 2 small forward and No. 8 overall recruit is UNC's last remaining target for the 2017 class. Knox has already taken multiple unofficial to Chapel Hill.
Video: Zion Williamson's tomahawk dunk rivals Vince Carter's best
He's only 16 years old, but five-star recruit Zion Williamson is turning heads from basketball fans across the country. Barely old enough to drive, Williamson has apparently decided flying is a more efficient means of transportation. Just look at this filthy tomahawk slam. For comparison's sake, let's take a look at the high school version of Vince Carter.
Video: Sterling Manley Highlights from Jared Sullinger Play by Play Classic
Highlights from 2017 North Carolina basketball signee Sterling Manley at the recent Jared Sullinger Play by Play Classic, where he was named the event's MVP
Coby White becomes Greenfield School's all-time leading scorer
Junior Coby White became Greenfield School's all-time leading scorer Tuesday in a 90-62 win at Greenville Pope John Paul II, breaking the previous mark held by Brian Richardson (2,154). White now stands at 2,220 after Friday’s outcome where the Greenfield School eased past crosstown opponent Community Christian 80-33 in 1-A Coastal Plain Independents Conference play.
Video: Coby White Practice and Workout Drills
2018 North Carolina point guard commit Coby White shows us some of his basketball workout drills as he continues to work on his game during the season in an effort to get better everyday.
Roy Williams Watches Freshman Forward Isaiah Todd
Roy Williams and UNC assistant coach Hubert Davis were in Richmond on Wednesday to see nationally-coveted freshman forward Isaiah Todd from John Marshall High School. Todd finished with 12 points as Williams and Davis stayed until the final buzzer. Afterwards, Williams posed for a few photos with fans and spoke with Brandon Ward, one of the Marshall assistant coaches.
Jalek Felton, Kevin Knox Named to Jordan Brand Classic
Jalek Felton, a 2017 5-star North Carolina point guard signee, and 5-star small forward Kevin Knox (UNC offer) were named to the Jordan Brand Classic game on Friday. The game will take place on Friday, April 14 at Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York. Here is the complete list of 2017 Jordan Brand Classic All-Americans named to the roster.
Rechon Black, Coby White ranked in ESPN Top 60
ESPN released its updated Top 100 for the 2017 basketball recruiting class a week ago and now it has updated the 2018 Top 60. North Carolina point guard commits Coby White and Rechon Black both made the cut for the Top 60. White is ranked as a four-star recruit and the No. 33 player in the 2018 class. Black is the No. 38 player in the class and is also a four-star recruit.
17 offers and counting for Matthew Hurt
Matthew Hurt is only 16 years old, but the biggest programs in college basketball are already calling his name. UNC coach Roy Williams isn't the only one interested in Hurt. 17 division one schools have offered Matthew a basketball scholarship. Hurt is in no rush to pick a winner just yet. "I'll probably end up knowing my senior year," Hurt said. "September or October, around that time."
Video: Zion Williams scores 41 with Roy Williams in Attendance
Five-star small forward Zion Williamson is North Carolina's top recruiting target in the 2018 class and he showed why on Tuesday night, scoring 41 points and grabbing 10 rebounds with Tar Heel coach Roy Williams on hand to watch the show.
Analysis: UNC 2019 target SF Matthew Hurt
Class of 2019 small forward Matthew Hurt is clearly one of UNC's top targets in the sophomore class. The 6-9, 200-pound versatile prospect is ranked as the No. 3 small forward and No. 6 overall player in the 2019 class. He holds offers from not only the Tar Heels but Kansas, Louisville, Arizona, Florida, Oregon, and Wisconsin, among many others.
Minnesota's Matthew Hurt has UNC, Kansas hot on his trail
Five-star sophomore Matthew Hurt holds 18 scholarship offers, which include blue-bloods North Carolina and Kansas as well as Big Ten schools Wisconsin and Minnesota, where he visited last weekend. His older brother, Michael, is a freshman on Richard Pitino’s Minnesota squad. UNC coach Roy Williams watched Hurt play on Saturday, Jan. 14, flying to Minnesota after the Heels beat Florida State.
Coby White Named PrepHoopsNC Player of the Week
North Carolina commit Coby White takes the PrepHoopsNC Player of the Week honor this time around. The 6-foot-5 shooting guard had a spectacular week with outputs of 39 points against Wayne Country Day and 40 points against The Burlington School. He is averaging 29.6 points per game this season. He also surpassed the 2,000 career point plateau this week.
Video: Rechon Black, Kevin Knox, R.J. Barrett Highlights
No. 1 ranked Sophomore in the country R.J. Barrett and Rechon Black of Monteverde Academy came to play vs. McDonalds All American Kevin Knox of Tampa Catholic. Barrett finished with a game-high 32 points vs Knox's 27. Knox is Ranked No. 7 in the country and is considering UNC, Duke, Florida State and Kentucky.
Video: Zion Williamson scores 48 and 2,000th career point
Friday was another special moment at Spartanburg Day School as Zion Williamson went over the 2,000 point mark in his high school career. An impressive accomplishment for the 6’7” junior ranked no. 1 in the 24/7 Composite Rankings. Williamson scored 48 points against rival Oakbrook Prep.