UNC Basketball Recruiting
Complete coverage of North Carolina Tar Heels Basketball Recruiting.
Video: Rechon Black's commitment
UNC got a commitment from 2018 in-state point guard Rechon "Leaky" Black on Friday night. Check out how he committed in the video.
Q&A with UNC men's basketball recruit Brandon Robinson
Brandon Robinson became the second recruit from the Class of 2016 to commit to UNC when he chose the Tar Heels over Florida State, Louisville, Georgia Tech and Georgia on Sept. 28. Assistant Sports Editor Jeremy Vernon spoke with Robinson about his decision to commit to North Carolina, his playing style and his relationships with current UNC players and coaches.
UNC Offers 2017 Center Mohamed Bamba
Roy Williams' trip to the Hoop Hall Classic over the weekend has yielded a scholarship offer for Mohamed Bamba. The 2017 center posted a triple double with the UNC head coach in attendance and then received the offer on Tuesday, his AAU coach confirmed. UNC has been recruiting and evaluating Bamba over the last year, including a visit to his Westtown (Pa.) School last month.
Rawle Alkins Blog: Staying positive through tough season, recruiting and more
Rawle Alkins: "Unfortunately I didn’t make the McDonald’s All American Game, and, honestly, I don’t know why, but I don’t dwell on things like that. Congrats to the guys that made it, but just know when I play against any of them I’m coming! The recruitment is going great. Right now I’m still wide open. I have no favorites, but that should change when I start taking visits. I plan to have a top five before I decide."
2017 SG D.J. Harvey Expects UNC Offer Soon
2017 shooting guard D.J. Harvey recently "cut" his list to 16 schools, a fact which he admits he gets teased about. Among the schools on his list are Duke, Notre Dame, Maryland, Arizona, North Carolina, Louisville and N.C. State. Everyone on his list has offered except North Carolina but he said their interest is "heavy." "I expect an offer soon," he said. "I visited them when I was in North Carolina."
Quiet meeting with Roy Williams leads to Rechon Black's celebration of a lifetime
For Rechon Black, it became about a relationship that was solidified just after the start of the new year, in a much different setting than the party he created Friday when he made his announcement. “That’s the night I knew,” Black said. “That’s when I just knew I wanted to be a Tar Heel.” It happened when Black and his parents, Chon and Carla, met in Tar Heels coach Roy Williams’ office.
McDonald's All-America Rosters Announced
The McDonald's All-America teams were announced Sunday night, featuring a who's who of high school basketball's elite players, including UNC signee Tony Bradley (6-11, Roselle, New Jersey). In total, Kentucky has four players named to the roster. Duke, UCLA, and Michigan State also will have multiple players in attendance at the game. Here are the full rosters.
UNC Signee Tony Bradley Named McDonald's All-American
For the 10th time in the last 14 years, North Carolina has a McDonald’s All-American. UNC signee Tony Bradley has been picked to play in the prestigious game, which takes place Wednesday, March 30 at the United Center in Chicago. The team selections were announced live on ESPNU on Sunday night. "(It's) an incredible honor," Bradley told Inside Carolina.
Hoophall Roundup: Udoka Azubuike Not Announcing Sunday
Udoka Azubuike won't announce on Sunday as originally planned, as first reported by ESPN's Reggie Rankin. The 6-foot-11 Potters House Christian (FL) big man is considering Florida State, North Carolina and Kansas and broke down all three schools for SNY.tv. Among the coaches on hand Sunday are Kentucky's John Calipari, UNC's Roy Williams, and Texas' Shaka Smart.
Source: Udoka Azubuike down to two schools
Accordingly to multiple 247Sports sources, four-star big man prospect Udoka Azubuike is down to two schools. The No. 3 center in the 2016 class is expected to pick from North Carolina and Kansas as soon as Sunday (today). A decision could come after the 4:00 PM games at the HoopsHall Classic in Springfield, Mass.
Rechon Black: Long pass-first point guard, who can score
After landing four-star recruit Rechon Black, UNC should be set at point guard for the foreseeable future. The Tar Heels picked up a commitment from the class of 2018 in-state guard on Friday night. CarolinaBlue spoke with Concord High School head coach Jason Stowe to get the low down on Black as a person, player, what he will bring to the Tar Heels, and how UNC recruited him.
Scout's Take: New UNC commit Rechon Black
Rechon Black is a high-level, developing prospect with a ton of upside. At 6-6 and only a sophomore, he is skilled enough to play some point guard and is working to transition into that position." Currently, Black plays a lot of combo guard. His size makes it a no-brainer to take the ball down low on offense and he often defends the opposition's biggest players.
Video: Rechon "Leaky" Black Highlights
Concord High School point guard Rechon Black is taking his talents to Chapel Hill upon completing high school. He's currently just a sophomore and possesses a "Penny Hardaway" type skill set.
Rechon Black Commits to UNC
Rechon "Leaky" Black. Tar Heel. More than a month after receiving a scholarship offer from Roy Williams, Rechon Black announced his commitment to North Carolina on Friday. The 6-7 point guard from Concord (N.C.) High School is the state’s highest-rated sophomore. “The visit when he went up to Carolina (in December), he felt comfortable,” said Jason Stowe, Concord’s head coach. “
Rawle Alkins Updates His Recruitment
Rawle Alkins continues to say he will commit in the "late spring." UNC and N.C. State remain viable options and he has visited both schools. Alkins said the scandals at UNC and Louisville won't impact his decision. "The scandal isn't going to stop good players from being good and great players from being great. I can't wait until I get to go to the UNC vs Duke game [Feb. 17], if I can go."