UNC Basketball Recruiting

Complete coverage of North Carolina Tar Heels Basketball Recruiting.

Coby White ready for the big time

Coby White, listed as the No. 1 player from North Carolina in the class of 2018 and the No. 5 senior point guard nationally, is part of a three-player class that includes five-star small forward Nassir Little. White owns the single-game, single-season and career scoring marks. His 1,069 points last season is the most ever scored in a season by a high school boys basketball player in North Carolina. (Wilson Times)

Romeo Langford will cut list to three Saturday morning, dad will limit access from coaches

Romeo Langford will trim his list to three schools on Saturday morning, and his father will limit his access to college coaches after the cut. Langford is currently considering Vanderbilt, Indiana, Kansas, North Carolina, Kentucky and UCLA. “Romeo is going to make the reduction to three Saturday morning,” Tim Langford, the player’s father, said. (Zag's Blog)

UNC Signee Nassir Little on a Mission

"My offensive versatility, honestly, I feel like it's unmatched," said Nassir Little, the 6-6 wing who plays at Orlando (Fla.) Christian Prep. "I can score inside, shoot from outside, shoot midrange, I'm really athletic. I'm also a willful passer, and I make right plays. Defensively I fly around, block shots and just rebound at a high level. I just bring anything I've got to, to win." (Inside Carolina)

Coby White's Mother on UNC, Roy Williams, and Her Son

Class of 2018 guard Coby White signed with North Carolina on Wednesday. Following the ceremony, Inside Carolina spoke with Bonita White, Coby's mother, about her son's growth, UNC, and Coach Roy Williams. White said that Coach Williams was the main thing that stood out about the Tar Heel program. "He's just a wonderful individual in addition to a wonderful coach." (Inside Carolina)

Romeo Langford set to narrow list to 3

New Albany High School star basketball recruit Romeo Langford is reportedly set to narrow his list of potential colleges to three in the coming days, his father told the Indy Star and other outlets. There are five schools believed to currently be in the running for Langford, a five-star recruit who has visited each of them: Indiana, Kansas, North Carolina, UCLA and Vanderbilt. (Louisville Courier-Journal)

Video: Coby White On His Game, Joining Carolina Family

Class of 2018 guard Coby White signed with North Carolina on Wednesday. Following the ceremony, the 6-foot-5 guard spoke with Inside Carolina to break down what drew him to UNC, his improved game and signing with the Tar Heels. "It's a dream come true. I have been waiting for this day for a pretty long time," White said about finally signing with North Carolina. (Inside Carolina)

Rechon Black relieved to finally make it official by signing with the Tar Heels

Rechon Black, his lean, 6-foot-8-inch frame towering over the crowd, exchanged hugs and posed for pictures for several minutes before making his way to a table and taking a deep sigh. Finally, he thought, the day was here. A short time later, Black clutched a pen and jotted his signature on a National Letter of Intent to play for the University of North Carolina Tar Heels. (Concord Independent Tribune)

What’s the latest on top basketball recruit Zion Williamson? ‘Literally no one knows.’

Two weekends ago, Zion Williamson was scheduled to take an official visit to UCLA. Instead, he cancelled that trip and showed up for an official visit to Chapel Hill. A few days later, Roy Williams visited Williamson in South Carolina. Now, UNC has a little more momentum in this recruitment, though there’s still nothing to indicate they should be considered one of the frontrunners just yet. (Lexington Herald-Leader)

Video: Coby White Signs With North Carolina

On Wednesday, 2018 guard Coby White signed with UNC. The 6-foot-5 recruit from Goldsboro committed to the Tar Heels in July of 2016. White made it official with a ceremony at Greenfield School in Wilson, N.C. White thanked his family, Coach Rob Salter, and the Greenfield community before signing his National Letter of Intent alongside his mother, sister, and brother. (Inside Carolina)

A bittersweet day as Coby White signs with UNC

On Wednesday, Greenfield School's Coby White signed his National Letter of Intent to attend the University of North Carolina and play basketball for Roy Williams. But, there was something missing on Coby's special day. On August 15, Coby lost his father to cancer. "I wake up thinking about my dad every morning and today it hurts hard because he's not here," White said. (WTVD)

Nassir Little, Coby White, Rechon Black Join Carolina Basketball Family

Rechon Black (Concord, N.C.), Nassir Little (Orange Park, Fla.) and Coby White (Goldsboro, N.C.) signed National Letters of Intent today to attend the University of North Carolina and play men's basketball for the Tar Heels. "These three young men make my staff and me feel very fortunate and pleased with this class," says Carolina head coach Roy Williams. (

Video: UNC Commits Rechon Black, Coby White & Nassir Little

Highlights of North Carolina's current 2018 basketball recruiting class featuring Coby White, Rechon Black, and Nassir Little. Video courtesy of Courtside Films. View Video...

Simi Shittu won’t visit Tar Heels this weekend

It appears as if the North Carolina Tar Heels won’t be receiving a visit from one of the top recruits in the 2018 class after all. Five-star forward Simi Shittu was scheduled to take a visit to UNC this weekend as the Tar Heels opened up their 2017-18 schedule against Northern Iowa. But instead, Shittu won’t be visiting, according to Scout’s Evan Daniels. (Keeping It Heel)

Class of 2018 Signing Day Superlatives

Zion Williamson can do some incredible things on a basketball court. He is big and physical, but Williamson absolutely explodes to the rim. He runs the floor really well, can move laterally, and has a good first step. Still it is his explosive, powerful leaping that steals the show; Best Rebounder: 3. Nassir Little (North Carolina); Best Scorer: 5. Coby White (North Carolina) (

Nassir Little Courting Zion Williamson for UNC

North Carolina is aiming to add one more recruit to its 2018 recruiting class. Nassir Little is doing all he can to make that final addition be Zion Williamson. "I'm going hard after Zion -- that's my guy," Little said on the Inside Carolina Podcast. Little, a 6-6 wing at Orlando (Fla.) Christian Prep, became UNC's top-rated commitment when he made his decision in early October. (Inside Carolina)

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

Thursday, January 18, 2018
On an in home visit with 2018 5 star small forward Zion Williamson (UNC offer) in Spartanburg, SC

Sunday, January 07, 2018
Watching 2019 5 star small forward Precious Achiuwa at St. Benedict's game in Union, NJ

Saturday, December 30, 2017
Watching 2018 UNC PG commit Coby White and 2019 5 star PF Vernon Carey (UNC offer) at the John Wall Invitational in Raleigh, NC

Thursday, December 28, 2017
Watching 2018 UNC PG signee Rechon Black and 2019 SF recruit Wendell Moore (UNC offer) at the Beach Ball Classic in Myrtle Beach, SC

Tuesday, December 19, 2017
Watching 2018 UNC SF signee Nassir Little, 2019 PF Vernon Carey, and 2018 PF James Wiseman at the City of Palms Classic in Fort Myers, FL

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Nassir Little2018 SF
Coby White2018 CG
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Matthew Hurt2019 SF
James Wiseman2019 PF
Rechon Black2018 PG
Armando Bacot2019 PF
Jeremiah Francis2019 PG
Wendell Moore2019 SF

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