UNC Basketball Recruiting

2016 power forward T.J. Leaf schedules in-home visits

Former Arizona commit T.J. Leaf has set up in-home visits with California, Gonzaga, Kansas, North Carolina, San Diego State and UCLA according to the Compton Magic. September 9 Gonzaga and UCLA will visit, then California on September 10, Kansas September 13 and North Carolina and San Diego State September 14. (Carolina Blue)

Harry Giles at No. 1 on updated Class of 2016 rankings from ESPN, Scout

ESPN and Scout released updated Class of 2016 recruiting rankings Wednesday, and three of the nation's top six rising seniors on ESPN's list are in-state prospects. Power forward Harry Giles, who is transferring from High Point's Wesleyan Christian to Oak Hill Academy, is No. 1 on both lists. He is considering Duke, Wake Forest, UNC, Kentucky and Kansas. Injured point guard Dennis Smith Jr., who attends Fayetteville's Trinity Christian School, is No. 4 on ESPN's list. (Fayetteville Observer)

Jalek Felton at No. 21 in ESPN's Class of 2017 rankings

ESPN released its updated Class of 2017 recruiting rankings Thursday, and center DeAndre Ayton is at No. 1. Last summer, Ayton had 17 points and 18 rebounds while playing for a Providence Storm team that beat North Carolina 84-83 at the beginning of the Tar Heels' exhibition tour of the Bahamas. Combo guard Jalek Felton, Raymond's nephew, is ranked No. 21 on ESPN's updated list. He committed to North Carolina in late December.. (Fayetteville Observer)

Video: Seventh Woods Summer Highlights

Highlights from Seventh Woods' impressive performances on the Summer circuit, courtesy of Courtside Films. The 2016 5-star combo guard recently trimmed his list to a final four of North Carolina, South Carolina, Florida, and Georgetown (which he is scheduled to officially visit on September 11th). (View Video...)

Seventh Woods schedules official visit to Georgetown

Class of 2016 guard Seventh Woods has begun the process of scheduling official visits to the four schools he's still considering. According to a source with knowledge of the situation, Woods will visit the Hilltop officially the weekend of September 11th. In addition to the Hoyas, the four-star guard is also considering the South Carolina Gamecocks, North Carolina Tar Heels and the Florida Gators. (247 Sports) Updated 2016 Top 100 Basketball Recruits

For the longest time there have been three players – Harry Giles, Josh Jackson and Jayson Tatum -- standing above the rest in the 2016 recruiting class. And while those three players held on to the top three spots, the top tier appears to be growing. De’Aaron Fox, Thon Maker and a host of others are making their case to be included in that top group. Fox, a 6-foot-4 point guard, has been nothing short of spectacular over the past six weeks (

Brandon Robinson discusses UNC, official visits

Class of 2016 shooting guard Brandon Robinson (Douglasville, GA/Douglas County) is a silky smooth shooter who "can score at all three levels." The 6-foot-5, 160-pound prospect has offers from 15 schools but narrowed it down to Georgia, Georgia Tech, Florida State, Louisville, Maryland, and North Carolina last weekend. The 247Sports Composite four-star is the No. 10 shooting guard in the the 2016 class. (Carolina Blue)

Video: Harry Giles breaks down recruitment

Harry Giles was one of the 11 players selected to participate with the EYBL Select Team this past weekend. During the event, Giles, Scout's No. 1 player, sat down with Scout to discuss the latest in his game, the schools involved in his recruitment and the advice Chris Paul has given him. (

Video: Miles Bridges talks visits, process

Class of 2016 five-star small forward Miles Bridges discusses his upcoming college visits, his development and the recruiting process. Bridges holds an offer from UNC and is scheduled to make an official visit to Chapel Hill during the weekend of Late Night With Roy Williams. (

Brandon Robinson cuts list to six

Class of 2016 shooting guard Brandon Robinson (Douglasville, GA/Douglas County) is down to six schools. Per a report by Evan Daniels of, the 6-foot-5, 160-pound recruit has narrowed his list to Georgia, Georgia Tech, Florida State, Louisville, Maryland, and North Carolina. Robinson is the No. 10 shooting guard in 2016 class and the No. 61 prospect overall. (Carolina Blue)

Under Armour Elite 24 Recap

Edrice Adebayo was very efficient all game long and showed off his tremendous athleticism and power. A dunking machine, Adebayo converted around the rim and showed off a nice ability to run the floor. One of the big guys who doesn’t get a ton of attention, but probably should is Dewan Huell. Long, athletic, and possessing a solid touch, Huell finished with 18 points and seven rebounds on 9-11 shooting from the floor. (

Video: Dennis Smith, Jr. Summer Highlights

Dennis Smith Jr., one of the top players in the Class of 2016, suffered a torn ACL at the adidas Nations Camp in Long Beach, California. However, while Smith faces the challenge of rehabbing from the injury, it hasn’t changed his status as one of the most sought-after recruits around. (View Video...)

EYBL Select Team Recap

11 five-star prospects were selected by Nike to play for the EYBL Select Team in the Bahamas. The players went through a pair of competitive practices and played against the Bahamian Select Team on Saturday. De'Aaron Fox played as well as any prospect in the country in July and he certainly didn’t disappoint with the EYBL Select Team. Fox recently narrowed his list of schools to Arizona, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisville, LSU, North Carolina and NC State. (

Miles Bridges schedules official visit to UNC

Miles Bridges, the No. 3 small forward in the 2016 class, will take an official visit to North Carolina over the weekend of Oct. 24th, the prospect tells Evan Daniels of Late Night with Roy, North Carolina's annual basketball kickoff celebration, will be held that Friday, Oct, 23rd. The Tar Heels also take on Virginia in Kenan Stadium that Saturday. Bridges was offered by UNC on July 14th. (Carolina Blue)

Seventh Woods cuts list to UNC, Georgetown, South Carolina and Florida

Seventh Woods gained national acclaim for his incredible dunking ability at just 14 years ago off the strength of a mixtape that has now been viewed more than 13 million times. Woods is now entering his senior season at South Carolina's Hammond High School, and he's getting closer to making his college decision. Woods is down to four schools, according to ESPN's Jeff Borzello. His choices are North Carolina, Georgetown, South Carolina and Florida. (SB Nation)

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

Monday, November 02, 2015
Watching 2016 combo guard Seventh Woods work out at Hammond School in Columbia, SC

Thursday, October 15, 2015
Watching 2016 combo guard Seventh Woods work out at Hammond School in Columbia, SC

Monday, September 28, 2015
On an in-home visit with 4-star stretch forward Lauri Markkanen in Helsinki, Finland.

Thursday, September 17, 2015
On an in-home visit with 2016 4-star center Udoka Azubuike in Jacksonville, FL

Wednesday, September 16, 2015
Visiting 2016 PF Harry Giles at Oak Hill Academy in Mouth of Wilson, VA

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