UNC Basketball Recruiting
Complete coverage of North Carolina Tar Heels Basketball Recruiting.
Rawle Alkins Blog: Nursing a bum ankle, SAT, equal time to rival schools and more
Rawle Alkins: "It’s funny down here with college basketball. The fans here are crazy! I have to pick which games I go to between the two North Carolina schools carefully because I don’t want one school feeling like I’m favoring the other. They’re big rivals too! So I try and give equal time to both N.C. State and North Carolina. I went to the State game first last week then I went to see the North Carolina game. Great times at both."
Roy Williams watches 2018 SG Rechon Black
Remember this name: Rechon Black. The 2018 shooting guard is a 6-5 recruit from Concord, N.C. and ranked as the No. 10 shooting guard in the 2018 class and the No. 2 player in the state. Black already holds offers from Clemson, Wake Forest, Virginia Tech, and Tennessee, among others. On Monday, UNC's Roy Williams watched Black play against Hickory Ridge High School.
Roy Williams Offers 2017 SF Kevin Knox
The Tar Heel staff had watched Kevin Knox last summer on the travel circuit, and Steve Robinson made an evaluation trip to Tampa Catholic in September, but Wednesday was the first time Roy Williams made a trip exclusively to see Knox. He clearly liked what he saw. Williams followed up that visit with a call to Knox on Saturday to offer him a UNC scholarship.
Seventh Woods puts on show in season-opening win
Seventh Woods scored 25 points, many in spectacular fashion, to lead Hammond to a season-opening 71-60 win over conference foe Wilson Hall on Tuesday. The 6-2 UNC signee delighted the home crowd with four dunks and two buzzer-beaters — a 35-footer to end the first quarter and a 45-footer at the halftime buzzer — and figured big with 11 points during a 17-0 Skyhawks run.
Roy Williams watches 2017 5-star SF Kevin Knox
UNC coach Roy Williams and assistant Steve Robinson were in Clearwater, FL on Wednesday watching 2017 5-star small forward Kevin Knox (Tampa, FL/Tampa Catholic). Per the 247Sports Composite rankings, Knox is ranked as the No. 3 small forward and the No. 13 overall prospect in the 2017 class. Knox finished with 32 points, 13 rebounds, three dunks, six blocks, three steals, and two assists.
Video: Tar Heels Eyeing Potential Backcourt Recruits
North Carolina boasts a very solid perimeter nucleus going forward, but the Tar Heels remain on the hunt for another 2016 wing and will look to supplement the roster with junior guards as well.
North Carolina Remains Active With 2016 Frontcourt Recruiting (video)
North Carolina reeled in a nationally heralded class last week but continues to work toward signing another big man in the spring. The Heels remain a contender for aggressive center Udoka Azubuike and will seek to add further targets over the next several months.
Brandon Robinson Celebrates Joining UNC
Brandon Robinson officially became a member of the UNC Basketball program after faxing in his National Letter of Intent last week. On Monday, teammates, friends and family helped Robinson celebrate the milestone during a ceremony inside the Douglas County High School gym. “It's an amazing feeling,” Robinson said. "I'm just blessed to be in this position. All my hard work has paid off."
Brandon Robinson to play in Charlotte holiday tournament
The third annual Hoodie’s House National High School Hoops Classic will be played Dec. 28-30 at Providence Day. The tournament was previously played at Ardrey Kell....Also in the boys field is reigning tournament champion John Carroll (Md.) and Georgia powerhouse Douglas County, which features 6-foot-5 senior Brandon Robinson, a North Carolina recruit ranked among the nation’s top 75 seniors.
Reactions: Seventh Woods commits to UNC
North Carolina added a key piece to their 2016 recruiting class when 6-1 four-star shooting guard Seventh Woods (Columbia, SC/Hammond School) committed to UNC on Wednesday. Check out reactions from current and former UNC players and Seventh himself.
Video: Udoka Azubuike Summer Highlights
2015 Summer highlights of class of 2016 4-star center Udoka Azubuike. Azubuike, from Jacksonville, Florida, holds a scholarship offer from North Carolina and is also seriously considering Florida State, Kansas, Kentucky and NC State.
Video: Seventh Woods is a Tar Heel
Seventh Woods, the 6'2" guard from South Carolina will join North Carolina as part of the class of 2016.
Video: Brandon Robinson is a Tar Heel
Brandon Robinson, the 6'5" swingman from Douglasville, Georgia will join North Carolina as part of the class of 2016.
Video: Tony Bradley is a Tar Heel
Tony Bradley, the 6'10" forward from Bartow, Florida will join North Carolina as part of the class of 2016.
Roy Williams Announces Three UNC Basketball Signees
The University of North Carolina signed three high school seniors to National Letters of Intent to attend UNC and play men’s basketball for the Tar Heels. The three signees include: Tony Bradley, a 6-10 forward from Bartow, Fla.; Brandon Robinson, 6-5 guard from Lithia Springs, Ga., and Seventh Woods, a 6-2 guard from Columbia, S.C.