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Complete coverage of North Carolina Tar Heels Basketball Recruiting.

Kevin Knox Scores 30 on Day 1 of City of Palms

Kevin Knox's versatility, athleticism, and improving perimeter game has attracted coaches from around the country to the 6'8" Tampa Catholic senior. In front of three Duke coaches, Knox finished with 30 points, 12 rebounds, and 6 steals in a close victory over East St. Louis and five-star big man Jeremiah Tilmon. Knox is considering Duke, Florida State, Kentucky and UNC.

ESPN’s Biancardi: Romeo Langford ‘special’

With coaches and representatives from Louisville, Kansas, Duke and Purdue looking on – five-star guard Romeo Langford hung 40 points on USA TODAY’s top-ranked team in the Lakers, who boast four ESPN 100 recruits. Langford made his name known with a vicious one-handed dunk, plus the foul, over La Lumiere’s Jaren Jackson Jr., a 6-foot-11, five-star forward.

UNC recruiting and Roy on UK's talent

Roy Williams was asked about Kentucky's recruiting style, compared to North Carolina's under his watch. "I'm not against the way John builds his team. I recruited most of the guys he recruited, we just didn't get them. I thoughy De'Aaron Fox was sensational. I saw [Malik Monk] put on as good a show as I've ever seen anyone play. I went and saw Bam Adebayo seven times."

Coveted basketball recruit Kevin Knox in no hurry to decide future

The Crusaders will hold practices in two iconic college arenas — UNC's Dean Smith Center and Duke's Cameron Indoor Stadium. The directors even tweaked the Crusaders' tournament schedule so they could attend the Tar Heels' home game against Monmouth on Dec. 28. This courtship has everything to do with Kevin Knox, a Tampa Catholic senior who is one of the most coveted recruits in the country.

Video: Rechon Black Summer Highlights

UNC commit Rechon Black is a 2018 4-star point guard out of Charlotte, North Carolina. He plays for Montverde Academy in Florida during school and Team Loaded NC during the spring and summer. Here are summer highlights from the Adidas Gauntlet and NBA Top 100 Camp.

UNC showing strong interest in 2018 big man David McCormack

David McCormack, one of the nation’s top big men from the class of 2018, says that he’s still open to all schools — over 20 are seriously involved — though a few are sticking out. His most recent visit was to Maryland. North Carolina is keeping close tabs on him, too. “I’ve talked to Carolina and Coach (C.B.) McGrath very often. I like the way they develop their bigs with Isaiah (Hicks) and Kennedy (Meeks)”

Wendell Moore scores big in front of Roy Williams

A top 2019 target for North Carolina Wendell Moore scored 29 points in a win Tuesday in front of Roy Williams. Moore, a 6-5 wing from Concord (N.C.) Cox Mill High School, is an athletic and versatile perimeter player. He impressed this fall at the USA Junior Workout with his improved playmaking ability off the dribble. Moore is ranked No. 103 in the 247Sports Composite.

Romeo Langford stays cool amid hoopla

The recruiting side of Romeo Langford's life remains a bit of a mystery. Langford named his top in August: Duke, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisville, North Carolina, NC State, Purdue, Vanderbilt and UCLA. UNC's Roy Williams was in town on Monday. Langford has made unofficial visits in recent months to Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky and Louisville, plus several others.

2018 PF Silvio De Sousa Says UNC Among Schools Recruiting Him Hardest

Silvio De Sousa exploded onto the scene as a freshman at Montverde (FL) Academy and turned many heads. Now, two years later De Sousa is having another great season — at Bradenton (FL) IMG Academy. The 6-foot-9 De Sousa is a physical power forward. De Sousa mentioned there are several schools working harder than others. “Louisville, North Carolina, Maryland,” De Sousa said.

Video: Matthew Hurt Scores 30 at Hopkins Tip Off Classic

Rochester (Minn.) John Marshall 2019 small forward Matthew Hurt scores 30 points in a loss to Hopkins at the Hopkins Tip Off Classic. The five-star sophomore has offers from Wisconsin, North Carolina, Louisville, Kansas, Minnesota, Ohio State, Florida, Arizona, Marquette, UCLA, Oregon, Virginia, and others.

Roy Williams on the Recruiting Trail

Over the last few days North Carolina head coach Roy Williams and the UNC Basketball staff has been (or will stop in to the see) the following recruits: 2017 SF Jarred Vanderbilt, 2017 C Sterling Manley (UNC commit), 2018 PG Rechon Black, 2018 SG Romeo Langford, 2019 SF Wendell Moore, 2019 SF Matthew Hurt, 2020 PF Isaiah Todd, 2017 SG Andrew Platek (UNC commit).

Video: Zion Williamson Scores 47 vs. Anderson Christian

Zion Williamson exploded for 47 points on Friday night against Anderson Christian, leading Spartanburg Day to a 77-55 win.

Video: UNC Coach Roy Williams Watches Sterling Manley

Watch future Tar Heel Sterling Manley and Jerome Hunter go at it in Friday night's rivalry featuring Pickerington Central and Pickerington North. With Roy Williams in attendance, Manley finished with 22 points, 14 rebounds and 5 blocks.

Roy Williams Watches Sterling Manley

College coaches from North Carolina, Purdue and Cincinnati were at Pickerington North on Friday night to watch talented big men Sterling Manley and Jerome Hunter. With Tar Heels coach Roy Williams looking on, Manley, a 6-11 senior who has signed with North Carolina, finished with 24 points, 13 rebounds and six blocks — four of which came during a 30-second stretch early in the game.

No. 2 sophomore R.J. Barrett discusses recruiting

R.J. Barrett, the high flying 6-foot-6 wing is focused on his sophomore season and emerging as a leader. Baylor, Oregon, USC, UCLA and Missouri have offered Barrett while other heavy hitters like Duke, Kentucky, Kansas and North Carolina have also been in contact. For now, Barrett says he's not even sure who has shown the most interest. "I don't really know who has offered."

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Where's Roy?
Tracking Roy Williams on the Recruiting Trail
Thursday, February 15, 2018
Watching 2020 power forward Day'ron Sharpe in his game at South Central High School in Winterville, NC
Wednesday, February 14, 2018
Watching 2019 5 star power forward Armando Bacot at his practice at Trinity Episcopal School in Richmond, VA
Friday, February 09, 2018
Watching UNC signee Rechon Black and SF recruit Wendell Moore (UNC offer) at their game at Cox Mill High School in Concord, NC
Monday, February 05, 2018
Watching 2019 5 star power forward Vernon Carey (UNC offer) in Fort Lauderdale, FL
Monday, February 05, 2018
Watching 2018 5 star North Carolina small forward signee Nassir Little at his game in Orlando, FL
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Top Basketball Recruits
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Nassir Little2018 SF
E.J. Montgomery2018 PF
Coby White2018 CG
Armando Bacot2019 PF
Will Baker2019 PF
Vernon Carey2019 PF
Matthew Hurt2019 SF
James Wiseman2019 PF
Rechon Black2018 PG
Jeremiah Francis2019 PG
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