Complete coverage of North Carolina Tar Heels Basketball Recruiting.
Video: Rising Basketball Star Zion Williamson Keeps Going Viral
After being supported by Drake on Instagram and scoring his 2,000th point, Spartanburg Day School Junior Zion Williamson has gone viral again for his incredible skills on the basketball court. Listed as one of the top high school basketball recruits in the country, Williamson is drawing huge crowds to Spartanburg and earning the attention of every major college program.
Five-star SF Christian Brown has attention of bluebloods
2019 five-star small forward Christian Brown says Wake Forest, Kansas, Florida, North Carolina, South Carolina, Auburn, Georgia, Georgia Tech, Clemson and Tennessee are all contacting him regularly. On UNC: “It was really nice. They have a great campus. The coaches are nice. The players are cool there. I know Seventh Woods and some of the guys really well.”
Kevin Knox does not attend UNC-Duke game
Five-star small forward Kevin Knox did not make the trip to Duke for Thursday’s game against North Carolina, as had been previously planned. The 6-foot-9 recruit from Tampa has already taken official visits to Duke, Florida State and Kentucky, and he’s set for an official visit to UNC — his other finalist — next weekend. Thursday’s trip to Durham would have been an unofficial visit.
Christian Brown Blog: Growing college list, 3.8 GPA and more
2019 SF Christian Brown: "As far as my recruitment, schools can’t contact me directly until June, but my coaches have told me that the schools that talk to them the most about me are Kentucky, North Carolina, Louisville, UConn, Washington, Kansas, Auburn, Georgia, Georgia Tech, Georgia State, South Carolina, Texas, Western Kentucky, Florida, Florida State and a lot of other schools."
Top freshman forward Isaiah Todd has UNC, Kansas in pursuit
Baltimore forward Isaiah Todd, possibly the No. 1 freshman recruit in the country, already has the attention of North Carolina and Duke and has secured offers from Kansas, Maryland, Baylor, Wake Forest, Virginia and seven others. Todd has been to the UNC and Maryland campuses this season. "I love UNC. I always have. I have liked their style of play and I like Coach Roy Williams."
Video: Jalek Felton Highlight Mix
Extensive highlights of 2017 5-star North Carolina point guard commit Jalek Felton (Gray Collegiate Academy, Columbia SC). Jalek is the nephew of former Tar Heel great Raymond Felton.
Roy Williams watches Jairus Hamilton on Tuesday night
Cannon School closed within one game of Providence Day in the CISAA race in front of UNC coach Roy Williams and coaches from N.C. State. Williams was on hand to watch 2018 small forward Jairus Hamilton, who holds an offer from the Tar Heels. Cannon ended the Chargers’ 39-game conference win streak on a night Providence Day played without three starters.
Video: Zion Williamson is a man among boys vs. Oakbrook Prep
UNC's top 2018 recruiting target, 5-star small forward Zion Williamson, may not have faced much in the way of competition in his recent game against Oakbrook Prep, but his athletic dominance sure led to some great highlights.
2018 PF Silvio De Sousa lists UNC among schools recruiting him hardest
Silvio De Sousa put on the most impressive performance on Sunday at the Tom Richel Memorial Hoopfestl. The 6-foot-8 Class of 2018 forward put up 27 points as IMG Academy handled Patrick School, 75-66. De Sousa, a native of Angola, listed Louisville, Kansas, North Carolina and Kentucky as the schools working the hardest. He holds offers from Louisville, Maryland, Florida and Syracuse, among others.
To become 'fan favorite' at UNC, Rechon Black sacrifices game, family to play at Florida power
A year ago, when he was a sophomore at Concord High, Rechon Black accepted a college basketball scholarship offer from North Carolina coach Roy Williams. “It was like a dream come true,” Black said. To better prepare for what he hopes is a starring role UNC, Black, a 6-foot-7 point guard, chose to leave Concord to enroll at Montverde Academy outside Orlando.
Wendell Moore thrives in spotlight
In nearly thirty years as a college basketball head coach Roy Williams has offered a scholarship to a high school freshman twice. Duke’s Harry Giles was the first, and Cox Mill’s Wendell Moore is the second. “I mean it comes up a lot,” Moore said. "I don’t like to really brag about it." The results speak for themselves. Now a sophomore he’s already scored a thousand career points.
Kevin Knox sets new UNC visit date
Five-star recruit Kevin Knox has rescheduled his North Carolina official visit, his father, Kevin Knox Sr., told Scout. Knox was originally scheduled to visit UNC this weekend but was forced to reschedule due to a water break in the city. Knox's new visit date is February 18th when UNC plays Virginia. Knox, a standout at Tampa Catholic, is down to UNC, Duke, Kentucky and Florida State.
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