UNC Basketball Recruiting

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Video: Jairus Hamilton, Zion Williamson duel at NBPA Top 100 Camp

2018 wings Jairus Hamilton (UNC offer, white jersey) and Zion Williamson (UNC recruit, black jersey) face off at the recent NBPA Top 100 Camp. View Video...

Zion Williamson to visit UNC, Clemson, N.C. State

The most productive and arguably top prospect at the NBA Top 100 Camp, Zion Williamson will visit a trio of schools this month according to recruiting analyst Corey Evans. A 6-7, 220-pound combo forward from Spartanburg (S.C.) High School, Williamson, who was named MVP of the event, plans to visit North Carolina on Wednesday, Clemson the next day and then N.C. State on Wednesday of next week. (Carolina Blue)

P.J. Washington Can See Himself Playing At UNC

P.J. Washington says that the North Carolina staff pitches his role as a versatile forward. “I really enjoyed watching North Carolina when I was younger, when they had Tyler Hansbrough and Ty Lawson. They were amazing. Yeah and them winning. I just love winning. I love their program. They have a really nice basketball program and I can see myself going there.” (Tar Heel Illustrated)

2018 guard, UNC commitment Rechon Black nearing five-star ranking

North Carolina commit Rechon “Leaky” Black is ranked 26th in the ESPN Super 60, just one spot outside of the top 25 and a five-star ranking. Black represents UNC’s first commitment from the class of 2018 and the next in a long line of skilled guards that Roy Williams has brought to Chapel Hill. (Keeping It Heel)

Five things we learned at the NBA Players Association Top 100 Camp

Zion Williamson was the camp’s dominant player. Listed as the No. 15 player in the 2018 class by, Williamson showed he belongs to be ranked higher. The Spartanburg (S.C.) Day forward led the camp in scoring, shooting a ridiculous 69% from the floor. Romeo Langford has the type of athleticism that makes it seem like he’s taking it easy as he blows by players. (USA Today)

Providence Day’s Devon Dotson weighs recruiting offers

As a sophomore last season, Providence Day point guard Devon Dotson played well enough to receive college basketball scholarship offers from Clemson, Florida, N.C. State, North Carolina, Tennessee and Wake Forest. Providence Day basketball coach Brian Field says Dotson’s junior and senior seasons have the potential to be much better. (Charlotte Observer)

Video: Zion Williamson NBPA Camp Highlights

Highlights of 2018 wing Zion Williamson (Spartanburg, SC) at this week's NBPA Top 100 Camp in Charlottesville, Virginia. View Video...

Jairus Hamilton getting it done at both ends at NBA Players Top 100 Camp

Jairus Hamilton, a second-team ALL-USA North Carolina forward this past season as a sophomore at Cannon (Concord), came into the most recent recruiting period with a handful of offers, mostly from nearby ACC schools (including UNC), but his recruitment has picked up since. “I have a lot of offers recently: Miami (a couple of weeks ago), plus N.C. State and Stanford yesterday." (USA Today)

NBA Camp: Nate Watson among top performers from day two

Nate Watson has been effective as a rebounder and post scorer this spring playing with DC Premier. On Thursday, Watson, a 6-foot-8 center, played to his strengths, as he was active around the basket, tossing down dunks, reeling in rebounds and playing with energy. Wake Forest, Maryland, Kansas, Providence, Xavier, Miami, NC State,and UNC are involved in his recruitment. (

UNC Target Zion Williamson's Singular Focus

UNC called Zion Williamson's father on Wednesday to see if Williamson would take an unofficial visit to Chapel Hill to meet Roy Williams following the conclusion of the Top 100 Camp this weekend. The family is still mulling if it can make the visit, but the invitation is another example of the Tar Heels’ interest in Williamson, Scout's No. 15 player in the class of 2018. (Inside Carolina)

Video: 2019 forward Matthew Hurt discusses development, schools

2019 forward Matthew Hurt discussed his development, early interest from UNC, NC State, Kansas and the possibility of following his brother to Minnesota. View Video...

P.J. Washington Makes U18 Cut, Has Four Official Visits in Mind

P.J. Washington says he wants to take official visits to four schools so far: Arizona, Kentucky, North Carolina and Texas. "My dad loves Roy Williams, my mom loves Roy. Coach Steve Robinson, he talks to me like every day. When I went up there, I just loved the campus. The campus is huge, the gym is huge, the players are cool, it was a real nice experience." (Zag's Blog)

Nick Weatherspoon to visit UNC

A 6-foot-2 product of Camden (Miss.) Velma Jackson, Nick Weatherspoon got off to a good start on Wednesday at NBPA Camp. Once he finishes up camp, Weatherspoon says that he'll make visits to three of the programs that have offered him scholarships: UNC, Louisville and N.C. State. For any school recruiting Weatherspoon, the elephant in the room is Mississippi State. (

NBPA Spotlight: Four-star Brandon Randolph

Maryland, Indiana, North Carolina, Oregon, Villanova, Syracuse, Kansas, Arizona, Connecticut, Wake Forest and many others have reportedly offered scholarships to 2017 shooting guard Brandon Randolph. However, the 6-foot-4 product of the Westtown (Pa.) School declined to speak specifically about any one program when asked if anybody was standing out. (

Mohamed Bamba out with injury, but plans to ‘dominate’ Peach Jam

Five-star post player Mohamed Bamba is here at Team USA U18 training camp but is not expected to participate in basketball activities with the rest of the invitees. Bamba — a 7-footer from Harlem, N.Y. — told the Herald-Leader on Wednesday that he’s been sidelined for precautionary measures due to the sprained ankle he suffered earlier this spring. (Lexington Herald-Leader)

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

Monday, September 25, 2017
Watching 2019 4 star power forward Armando Bacot at Trinity Episcopal School in Richmond, VA

Wednesday, September 20, 2017
Visiting 2018 5 star small forward Nassir Little in Orlando, FL

Tuesday, September 19, 2017
On an in home visit with 2018 5 star shooting guard Romeo Langford (UNC offer) in New Albany, IN

Tuesday, September 19, 2017
Visiting 2020 4 star small forward Jalen Johnson in Sun Prairie, WI

Monday, September 18, 2017
Visiting 2019 UNC commit Jeremiah Francis in Pickerington, OH

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