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Complete coverage of North Carolina Tar Heels Basketball Recruiting.

Roy Williams watches 2019 PG Jeremiah Francis

Jeremiah Francis is already rated one of the top floor generals in the class of 2019 and his recruitment is turning into a top-notch affair. On Wednesday, Kansas, Kentucky, Indiana, and North Carolina (Roy Williams) all watched him. Those three haven't offered yet but Indiana, Ohio State, Florida State, Iowa, Dayton, Purdue, West Virginia, Nebraska and more have. (Rivals.com)

Rechon Black, Coby White to Play on ESPNU Thursday Night

North Carolina class of 2018 commits Rechon Black and Coby White will be featured on national television on Thursday evening. The duo, who play for Team CP3, are playing in The 8, a part of the Bigfoothoops' Las Vegas Classic featuring Nike EYBL teams. Black and White will be playing at 7:00 PM ET on ESPNU against the Oakland Soldiers. (Inside Carolina)

Simi Shittu Emerges as 2018 UNC Basketball Recruiting Target

UNC has two commitments for the 2018 recruiting class and will look to add at least one more. Through the July evaluation periods, a new 2018 target has emerged for the Tar Heels. According to Inside Carolina sources, UNC has had meaningful conversations with 2018 five-star forward Simi Shittu, ranked as the No. 9 overall recruit in the 247Sports Composite rankings. (Inside Carolina)

Why is Coby White Now a Five-Star?

2018 UNC commitment Coby White recently gained his fifth star in the 247Sports rankings. The 6-4 guard from Wilson, N.C. is now ranked as the No. 10 overall recruit in the 2018 class. In the 247Sports Composite ranking White is now No. 24 overall. Why did White make the jump? Inside Carolina got the answer from 247Sport Director of Basketball Scouting Jerry Meyer. (Inside Carolina)

Five-Star Guard Romeo Langford Discusses Recruitment

Romeo Langford has offers from every blueblood program in the country, including UNC, Indiana, Kentucky, Louisville, Duke, Kansas and UCLA. In late June, Langford played for USA Basketball and won a bronze medal in the U19 FIBA World Championships in Cairo, Egypt. As for his recruitment? “I’m just taking it day-by-day...trying to focus on cutting my list by the end of the summer.” (Inside the Hall)

What we learned from Atlanta: Nassir Little, Zion Williamson

It’s possible that no prospect in the 2018 class is being as heavily recruited as Nassir Little. Head coaches from Arizona, Florida, Georgia Tech, Miami, North Carolina and Miami watched him at different point this weekend with Mike White and Josh Pastner being the regulars. It doesn’t matter who Zion Williamson's team is playing. You better get to the court early and you better not leave your seat. (Rivals.com)

Video: Coby White, Rechon Black lead Team CP3 past Team Vision - Highlights

North Carolina 2018 guard commits Coby White and Rechon Black team up with Devon Dotson to help lead Team CP3 past Team Vision at the Phenom Hoops Tournament, and WFMY's Brian Hall brings us the highlights. White is wearing No. 0 in the black/red jersey, while Black wears No. 1. View Video...

NY2LA Summer Jam: Who were the coaches watching?

The was no shortage of talent at the NY2LA Summer Jam which made it a must that some of the top head coaches were in the building in Homestead High School. We kept track on the movements of many of them and tracked some of the recruits that they were watching. North Carolina - Simi Shittu, Ashton Hagans, Christian Brown and Josh Nickelberry. (Rivals.com)

Four-star forward Nassir Little weighing several options

Nassir Little, the No. 28 player in the 2018 class, rattled off a list that included Arizona, Oregon, Arizona State, Florida, Florida State, Miami, Virginia Tech, Georgia Tech, Kansas and USC. Of those schools, Arizona, Florida State and Georgia Tech had head coaches in the gym watching as did St. John’s. Duke and North Carolina had assistants watching as well. (Rivals.com)

Blue Bloods Line Up To See Zion Williamson In Georgia

With Zion Williamson, it all starts with the show of dunks during warmups that rivals anything you’ll see in an NBA dunk contest. Once the game tips off, he dominates. He nearly willed his over-matched SC Supreme team to a win over Each 1 Teach 1. All the blue bloods are involved in this one. Most see Duke, Kansas, Kentucky or North Carolina as the likely landing spot. (Rivals.com)

Romeo Langford in no rush to choose a college

Romeo Langford, the No. 3 overall recruit in the 2018 ESPN 100, says he’s a better player than he was a year ago. Kentucky, Louisville and Indiana are all recruiting him along with Duke, North Carolina, Purdue and others. He insists living just across the Kentucky-Indiana border in New Albany just 20 minutes from Louisville has made handling the recruiting pressure easy. (The Sentinel Echo)

Video: Roy Williams watches Zion Williamson vs. Nassir Little - Game Highlights

Roy Williams was on the recruiting trail again on Thursday, this time in Cartersville, Georgia at the Best of the South event where he watches 2018 small forward recruits Zion Williamson (UNC offer, No. 12 in white) and Nassir Little (No. 10 in blue) face off. View Video...

Video: 2019 Small Forward Joey Baker Highlights from NBPA Top 100 Camp

Game highlights of 2019 5-star small forward Joey Baker. Baker is a 6'7" wing from Fayetteville, North Carolina and has received recruiting attention from Roy Williams and the Tar Heel coaching staff, but thus far has not received a scholarship offer. View Video...

No. 1 SG Romeo Langford said recent dip in rankings motivates him more

Unlike most five-star recruits, New Albany (New Albany, Ind.) shooting guard Romeo Langford doesn’t mind admitting that dropping in the new ESPN 100 basketball rankings did, in fact, affect him on some level. Langford recently dropped from No. 3 overall to No. 5, but instead of playing the blame game, Langford said his preferred course of action is to change minds. (USA Today)

Four-star forward Jairus Hamilton discusses ACC quartet

After landing offers from North Carolina, Wake Forest and NC State, Jairus Hamilton spoke on how things have fared recently. “I am still open. I see the schools that are recruiting me the hardest,” he said before noting on those standing out. “Definitely, Duke, NC State, Kansas, UNC, Missouri, Arizona, Wake Forest and I think Kentucky is coming in, as well.” (Rivals.com)

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

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

Monday, September 18, 2017
Visiting 2019 power forward Matthew Hurt (UNC offer) in Rochester, MN

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RecruitClass
Romeo Langford2018 SG
Nassir Little2018 SF
Simi Shittu2018 PF
Coby White2018 CG
Zion Williamson2018 SF
Vernon Carey2019 PF
Ashton Hagans2019 PG
Matthew Hurt2019 SF
James Wiseman2019 PF
Rechon Black2018 PG

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