UNC Basketball Recruiting

Brandon Robinson and Tony Bradley: Talking Championships

Shortly after 2016 shooting guard Brandon Robinson committed to North Carolina on Monday, Tony Bradley, UNC's other basketball commit for this cycle, tweeted a message to his now future teammate. "Congrats bro! Can't wait to get to UNC...," Bradley said. "Already know bro! Let's bring another ship back to Chapel Hill!," Robinson tweeted back in response. (Carolina Blue)

Sophomore guard Rechon Black has become a hot commodity

Nicknamed “Leaky” based on his middle name, Malik, Rechon Black is a blue-chip talent who possesses exceptional ball skills for a 6-6 guard. Black is being groomed as a point guard and it’s easy to understand why. He’s a highly coordinated dribbler and passer with length and improving athleticism, and he’s drawing comparisons to N.C. product and current Duke freshman Brandon Ingram. (

Photos: Brandon Robinson Picks UNC

When 4-star shooting guard Brandon Robinson made his commitment to play for North Carolina on Monday at Douglas County High School (Ga.), Inside Carolina was there. Check out the photos. (Inside Carolina)

Video: Brandon Robinson Announces for UNC

Standing with family and his Douglas County High School teammates, Brandon Robinson was ready to make his college announcement. "Next year I'll be attending the University of..." He looked down at hats for Georgia, Georgia Tech, Florida State, Louisville and UNC on the table in front of him. As he reached for the Tar Heels cap, the applause filled the gym. "... North Carolina." (Inside Carolina)

Commit Analysis: What Brandon Robinson brings to UNC

Outside of freshman Kenny Williams, there is a glaring need for outside shooting on UNC's 2016-2017 roster. Brandon Robinson, a 6-5 wing shooter and playmaker from Douglasville, Ga, is the perfect candidate to rectify this issue. Robinson was one of the top shooters on the travel circuit in July. He is extremely comfortable on the catch and shoot from the wing either in the half court offense or in transition. (Carolina Blue)

Brandon Robinson Commits to UNC

Four-star shooting guard Brandon Robinson committed to Roy Williams and North Carolina on Monday, he told Scout. “I’ve decided to go to North Carolina,” Robinson said. “I’ve just prayed about it and thought about it for a long time. I compared it to all the others schools that were recruiting me based on the style of play and just the need for me there and the want for me there.” (Inside Carolina)

Roy Williams visiting Finnish forward Lauri Markkanen

Roy Williams is in Finland today to meet with 2016 stretch forward Lauri Markkanen. Markkanean is a 6-foot-11, 225-pound recruit. He is ranked as the No. 18 power forward and the No. 92 overall prospect in the 2016 class, per the 247Sports Composite rankings. UNC assistant coach Steve Robinson is accompanying Williams on the trip across the pond. (Carolina Blue)

Decision Day: 2016 SG Brandon Robinson

Class of 2016 shooting guard Brandon Robinson (Douglasville, GA/Douglas County) is set to make his college decision today at 2:30 PM today at Douglas County High School. A 6-foot-5 wing, Robinson is ranked as the No. 55 prospect overall in the 2016 class and the No. 10 shooting guard, per the 247Sports Composite. (Carolina Blue)

UNC Basketball Recruiting Week in Review

A look back at the past week in UNC basketball recruiting. (Read More...)

Javin DeLaurier commits to Duke

Athletic forward Javin DeLaurier gives Duke another potential star Virginia product. DeLaurier vaulted from regional prominence into a legitimate national talent this year. The athletic forward accumulated multiple major offers and ultimately committed to the Duke Blue Devils. Arizona, North Carolina, Notre Dame, Texas and Stanford were also schools among consideration for DeLaurier. (

Why Seventh Woods' visit is huge for the Heels

This weekend, Seventh Woods, the No. 6 combo guard in the 2016 class, is on his official visit to North Carolina. It's been a long courtship between UNC and Woods, a Columbia, S.C. native. Roy Williams and company have recruited the talented guard for roughly four years. The general thought is that it will come down to the Tar Heels and the Gamecocks for Woods. (Carolina Blue)

Key basketball recruits on campuses this weekend

Five-star power forward Edrice Adebayo will be making his official visit to Auburn this weekend. Another visit to keep a close eye on is in Durham as Javin DeLaurier visits Duke. Duke has really turned up the heat recently, and DeLaurier moved up his visit with the Blue Devils. Some of the other top visitors this weekend include Seventh Woods at North Carolina. (

Seventh Woods Visiting UNC

No guard in the senior class has received more attention from North Carolina than Seventh Woods. UNC head coach Roy Williams has taken multiple trips to Columbia to meet with Woods and his family. He's taken multiple trips to watch Woods in open gyms at Hammond School. He's taken multiple trips around the country to watch Woods play with both his high school and AAU teams. (Inside Carolina)

Recruiting: UNC's ongoing struggles; basketball windfall coming to ACC

UNC coach Roy Williams has been open about his struggles to get recruits on campus – and to commit to UNC in light of the ongoing NCAA investigation into academic fraud. Robinson isn’t the only visit UNC has scheduled for this fall. According to Inside Carolina, the Tar Heels are also bringing in shooting guard Seventh Woods (No. 34 scout, No. 53 ESPN) and Finland's Lauri Markannen, but it’s worth noting that none of those players are ranked in the top 30 of the class of 2016. (Greensboro News & Record)

2018 Top 25 Basketball Recruit Rankings

Marvin Bagley, a 6-foot-10 power forward, sits at No. 1 in the first release of Scout's 2018 player rankings. While it's certainly early in the 2018 class, Bagley was the clear cut choice for top spot. Just after Bagley at the No. 2 is Silvio DeSousa, a 6-foot-8, powerfully built power forward out of Montverde (Fla.) Academy. Ranked just after DeSousa at No. 3 is Texas native Gerald Liddell. The top 10 players in the class were rewarded with five-stars. (

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

Monday, November 02, 2015
Watching 2016 combo guard Seventh Woods work out at Hammond School in Columbia, SC

Thursday, October 15, 2015
Watching 2016 combo guard Seventh Woods work out at Hammond School in Columbia, SC

Monday, September 28, 2015
On an in-home visit with 4-star stretch forward Lauri Markkanen in Helsinki, Finland.

Thursday, September 17, 2015
On an in-home visit with 2016 4-star center Udoka Azubuike in Jacksonville, FL

Wednesday, September 16, 2015
Visiting 2016 PF Harry Giles at Oak Hill Academy in Mouth of Wilson, VA

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Rawle Alkins2016 SG
Wendell Carter2017 PF
Jalek Felton2017 SG
Udoka Azubuike2016 C
Tony Bradley2016 C
Brandon Robinson2016 SG
Seventh Woods2016 PG

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