Complete coverage of North Carolina Tar Heels Basketball Recruiting.
Video: Vernon Carey Junior Season Highlights
Junior season highlights of 2019 5-star power forward Vernon Carey, Jr. Carey, from University School in Fort Myers, Florida, holds a scholarship offer from North Carolina and is also considering Duke, Michigan State, Miami, and Kansas. Roy Williams last visited Carey on March 13, 2018.
Roy Williams to Visit Armando Bacot
North Carolina basketball coach Roy Williams and assistant Hubert Davis arrived in Richmond, Virginia on Thursday to visit 2019 5-star power forward Armando Bacot at Trinity Episcopal School. This is Williams' third visit to see Bacot in the last 5 weeks. Bacot holds a UNC offer and is one of UNC's top priorities in the 2019 recruiting class.
Nassir Little Named To Allen Iverson Roundball Classic
Allen Iverson unveiled Wednesday the rosters for the 2018 Allen Iverson Roundball Classic. The 2018 Iverson Classic will feature two teams comprised of the country’s most talented prospects. Team Loyalty features recruits like UCLA commit Shareef O’Neal, Kentucky commit Immanuel Quickley, UNC commit Nassir Little and Syracuse commit Darius Bazley.
4-star sophomore PG Ace Baldwin getting early looks from top programs
Sophomore Ace Baldwin is already starting to generate interest from some of the top programs in the country. The four-star point guard in the 2020 class out of Baltimore has been in contact with Kentucky, North Carolina and Villanova lately. Offers have already come in from Miami, Rutgers, Tulsa, UConn and VCU. He’s already taken visits to UNC, VCU and Villanova.
Cox Mill’s Rechon Black, Wendell Moore named to N.C. coaches all-state team
Cox Mill junior Wendell Moore is the 2017-18 N.C. Basketball Coaches Association all-state boys high school player of the year. Moore, a 6-foot-6 junior, averaged 25 points and eight rebounds this season. He led his team to a second straight N.C. 3A state championship and repeated as state finals MVP. Teammate and UNC signee Rechon Black was also a first-team selection.
North Carolina recruiting: What schools might 5-star PF E.J. Montgomery visit?
Things have been quiet with 5-star power forward E.J. Montgomery. The Marietta, Ga., native has taken three unofficial visits — UNC, Duke and Kentucky. But since the Kentucky visit on Feb. 24, the trail has gone mostly cold. In an interview earlier this month with 247Sports, Montgomery identified three schools that he’d like to visit: Georgetown, Vanderbilt and Wake Forest.
Rechon Black left speechless after winning elusive state title
Cox Mill senior basketball player and UNC signee Rechon Black isn’t prone to long-winded answers or many shows of emotion – at least not with the media. However, after the Chargers defeated Jacksonville Northside on Saturday, 65-63, for their second straight 3A state championship in thrilling fashion, Black was quiet for a different reason: he was speechless.
Duke, N.C. State, UNC and Wake want Cox Mill’s Wendell Moore. Here’s why others do, too
There are two McDonald’s All-Americans in North Carolina this season, but one N.C. recruiting expert believes the state’s best player is 6-foot-6 junior Wendell Moore Jr. from Cox Hill High School. “As talented as he is,” said Rick Lewis, who writes for the Phenom Hoop Report, “he makes his teammates that much better. And he just wins at whatever level he plays at."
Roy Williams Visits Vernon Carey, Jr.
Before the North Carolina Tar Heels open up their 2018 NCAA Tournament vs. Lipscomb on Friday, head coach Roy Williams is hitting the recruiting trail. According to Rivals recruiting expert Corey Daniels, Williams was scheduled to take a trip to visit 2019 5-star power forward Vernon Carey Jr. (UNC offer) at University School in Fort Lauderdale, Florida on Tuesday.
E.J. Montgomery named Naismith All-American
Wheeler senior standout E.J. Montgomery is a “walking double-double.” That is how first-year coach Larry Thompson describes his 6-foot-10 power forward, who averaged 26 points and 13 rebounds this season. Not only does he have offers from some of Division I’s top programs, Montgomery’s earned Naismith High School Third-Team All-American honors.
Cox Mill, Rechon Black, Wendell Moore repeat as N.C. 3A state champions
Cox Mill repeated as N.C. 3A state champion Saturday in Raleigh against Jacksonville Northside. Junior Wendell Moore sparked the 65-63 win after his team trailed 60-59 with two minutes left. Moore made six free throws in the final minute, including two with seven seconds left that proved to be the game-winners. UNC signee Rechon Black finished with 9 points.
Five-star big man Will Baker updates status with major powers
Will Baker, the No. 11 ranked recruit in the 2019 Rivals150, has had a terrific season, as he’s averaged roughly 20 points and nine rebounds per game. The 6-foot-11, 235-pound center now has Austin (Texas) Westlake competing for a state championship. Some of the top programs in the nation have joined the recruiting mix, including Virginia, Kansas, Texas A&M, UCLA, UNC, Texas, Stanford and Baylor.
UNC signee Coby White repeats as N.C. Gatorade player of the year
UNC signee Coby White, the state’s all-time leading scorer, has been named the 2018 N.C. Gatorade player of the year. White also won the award last season. White is now a candidate for Gatorade National player of the year, which will be announced later this month. White, a 6-foot-5, guard, will play in the McDonald’s All-American game and Jordan Brand Classic.
Coby White, Nassir Little Named to 2018 Jordan Brand Classic Roster
The Jordan Brand Classic will return to Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York, on Sunday, April 8. North Carolina signees Coby White and Nassir Little were named to the rosters, which were announced Thursday. Four Duke signees - R.J. Barrett, Tre Jones, Cam Reddish and Zion Williamson - are on the rosters as are Kentucky commits Tyler Herro and Keldon Johnson.
Video: Nassir Little Senior Season Highlights
Senior season highlights of North Carolina McDonald's All-American small forward signee Nassir Little. Little and his Orlando Christian Prep teammates recently completed their season as Florida 3A State Champions.