Pitt’s Cameron Johnson hoping for freedom to play immediately at UNC
Cameron Johnson, a 6-foot-7 guard who averaged 11.9 points last season for the Pitt Panthers, said during a phone interview on Monday that he has “high interest” in transferring to UNC. He likes the way the Tar Heels play, and the interest is mutual. He said that UNC coach Roy Williams is working on his behalf, and trying to convince Pitt to give Johnson his full release. (Charlotte Observer
3 reasons why UNC could use Cam Johnson next season
Last month, Cam Johnson announced that he would transfer out of Pitt. Despite being just a sophomore, Johnson is a graduate transfer, which means he’s eligible to play in the 2017-18 season. Johnson can transfer within the ACC but would be forced to sit out a year. Here’s why a team like the Tar Heels would be disappointed to miss out on Johnson for the 2017-18 season. (ACC Sports Journal
Video: Josh Nickelberry Sophomore Season Highlights
Raw highlights from Josh Nickelberry's sophomore season at Trinity Christian (Fayetteville, NC). Nickelberry (UNC offer) recently transferred to Oak Hill Academy (VA) and plays for Game Elite on the Adidas circuit.
Pitt Is Imposing Restrictions On Where Cam Johnson Transfers
Cam Johnson will be penalized if he transfers to North Carolina. The Pittsburgh Panthers’ talented guard is graduating from the school and is set to transfer somewhere else. Graduate transfers are free to play right away at another school, per NCAA rules. However, if Johnson opts to transfer to an ACC school – he’s considering the Tar Heels – Pitt will force him to sit out a year. (The Spun
Video: UNC Signee Jalek Felton Dominates the Josh Level Classic
UNC signee Jalek Felton came out to support the Josh Level Classic Saturday night. And in front of a packed gym, he didn't disappoint. Almost every time he got the ball there was a highlight nearby. Whether it was dropping a dime or throwing it down, Jalek Felton put on a show in front of the North Carolina crowd.
How would Cam Johnson fit in at North Carolina?
Pitt transfer Cam Johnson received a release from his scholarship after the Panthers’ 2016-17 season. After graduating in three years, he’ll be available to play right away with two seasons of eligibility remaining. Johnson would have to sit out the first of those two seasons if he transfers to another ACC program. The 6-foot-8 wing reportedly is fighting to get that condition lifted. (FanRag Sports
Video: Your Winning Ways - UNC Basketball Signee Sterling Manley
In this episode of Your Winning Ways, FOX26 News takes a look at blue chip college basketball recruit and North Carolina signee, Sterling Manley.
Chansky’s Notebook: UNC To Shock The World?
Pitt transfer Cameron Johnson now looking at UNC. Big news. Johnson has already visited Kentucky, Arizona, Oregon and UCLA, but he’s an East Coast kid who apparently wants to stay here. One restriction remaining is whether Pitt coach Kevin Stallings will allow him to play immediately within the ACC and not lose a year by sitting out. The wild card here is Stallings’ relationship with ol’ Roy. (Chapelboro.com
2018 Big Man Naz Reid Starting to Look at Recruiting ‘Seriously’
Nazreon Reid , the 6-foot-10 Class of 2018 big man from Roselle (N.J.) Catholic, recently cut his list to 10 schools and is only now starting to “get serious” about his recruitment, according to RC head coach Dave Boff. National powers like Kentucky and North Carolina are interested but have yet to offer. “I’ve been in contact with Hubert Davis at Carolina a couple of different times recently,” Boff said. (Zag's Blog
UNC Sets Sights on Pittsburgh Transfer Cameron Johnson
One obstacle in the way of North Carolina's recruitment of Cameron Johnson is out of the way. One still remains. Johnson, a 6-8 forward who graduated from Pittsburgh and has two years of eligibility remaining, has been in contact with the UNC staff over the last week since receiving permission from Pittsburgh to speak with ACC schools. (Inside Carolina
UNC Among Schools Pushing Hardest for Wendell Moore
Top-30 class of 2019 wing Wendell Moore (Cox Mill, Concord, NC) has three schools -- Maryland, North Carolina and Wake Forest -- recruiting him the hardest, according to Justin Byerly. As is usually the case with North Carolina prospects, luring Moore out-of-state figures to be a tough task, especially since the Tar Heels have already offered and Duke is showing interest. (247 Sports
Video: Garrison Brooks Senior Season Highlights
Senior season highlights of 2017 North Carolina 4-star power forward commit Garrison Brooks (Lafayette, AL/Auburn High School).
Report: UNC shows interest in Pitt transfer guard Cam Johnson
The Tar Heels have former Pitt small forward Cam Johnson on their radar, according to Jon Rothstein of FanRag Sports. Johnson averaged 11.9 points and 4.5 rebounds per game for the Panthers this past season. The 6-8, 210-pound guard is graduating from Pitt and can play right away with two years of eligibility remaining. Johnson has reportedly visited Arizona, Kentucky, Oregon and UCLA. (ACC Sports Journal
Frenchman Jaylen Hoard said after a year in the U.S. his game has grown substantially
Jaylen Hoard quickly found out why the EYBL is widely regarded as the toughest circuit in the country with multiple four-and five-star recruits on most teams. Even though teammates attempted to mentally prepare him for the crowd of coaches from schools like North Carolina, Purdue, USC, Arizona and N.C. State that would inevitably be parked courtside, he “wasn’t ready for all of that.” (USA Today
Video: Coby White Atlanta EYBL Session 3 Highlights
Highlights of 2018 UNC commit Coby White playing 17u for Team CP3 out of North Carolina. Coby has been proving he belongs in 5 Star conversation, displaying his elite 3 level scoring ability, court vision and high basketball IQ. UNC will be getting a dominating scorer.