Troy Williams Returns to UNC

Troy Williams took an unofficial visit to North Carolina this past weekend for ‘Late Night with Roy.'

"It was cool," the Mouth of Wilson (Va.) Oak Hill Academy forward said. "It was real good, it was a lot of fun."

"We came in and talked to the coaches and met the players again," Williams said. "Then we went out for (Late Night) and saw the team and saw the scrimmage. After that we stayed for a little bit and talked to coaches again."

Williams, who took the trip to North Carolina will high school teammate and current UNC commit Nate Britt, said the Carolina staff discussed his recent improvements when he met with them.

"They just said that after coming to the practice that I'm getting better and stronger and my IQ is getting better," Williams said.

"[They talked about] how much I can fit into the program and everything," he added.

What sticks out about North Carolina at this point in his recruitment?

"Definitely the head coach," Williams said. "Me and coach Roy [Williams] get along real well. I like their style of play too. They like to go up-tempo and play fast paced."

This year the Tar Heels have a handful of freshman looking to make an impact. Williams said he's familiar with most of them and thinks they can help them.

"They are going to be real good this year," he said. "They are going to get up and down a lot. Marcus Paige is going to be good at the point guard spot for them. I guess if J.P. doesn't start he is going to go be coming off the bench for them and if Brice Johnson doesn't start, he's going to be coming off the bench. I know all of them personally."

Williams, a four-star recruit, said he's still considering UNC, Louisville, Indiana, Ohio State, Alabama and Arkansas. He will visit Indiana this coming weekend and may try and take another trip in the near future.

"In November I'm going to try to get up there and see Louisville over my Thanksgiving break," he said.

Don't expect an early decision for Williams. He's planning to sign in the second signing period.

"I'm going to wait until after November to sign," he said. "But in between November and April I'm going to verbally commit before I sign."

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