UNC Basketball Recruiting

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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. (Carolina Blue)

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. (Carolina Blue)

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. View Video...

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. “ (Inside Carolina)

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." (Zag's Blog)

Tony Bradley Named To Jordan Brand Classic Roster

The Jordan Brand Classic is scheduled for April 15 at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York. Among those on the roster is 2016 North Carolina signee Tony Bradley, a 6-10 center from Bartow High School in Bartow, Florida. Here is the current roster of players with more players to be added before the end of the high school season. (USA Today)

Udoka Azubuike Discusses Finalists

Udoka Azubuike will announce his college choice Saturday or Sunday at the Hoophall Classic, his guardian Harry Coxsome told On UNC: "Coach Roy Williams, he came to my house and spoke to me about how he's trying to build a team for me next year. He told me about people who are leaving [for the NBA], people who are coming back. The way he spoke to me, the way we've built a relationship, it is pretty awesome." (Zag's Blog)

Udoka Azubuike to announce this weekend

Udoka Azubuike, one of the top available prospects in the 2016 class, will announce his college decision at the Hoop Hall Classic, his guardian Harry Coxsome informed Scout. "He's going to do it Saturday or Sunday, but probably on Sunday," Coxsome said. In late December, Azubuike, a bruising 6-foot-10, 270-pound center, told Scout he was strongly considering Florida State, Kansas and UNC. (

Rechon "Leaky" Black to Announce Decision on Friday

2018 top 50 prospect Rechon Black tweeted that he will announce his college decision Friday night, and the Crystal Ball fully expects the pick to be North Carolina. A 6-5 combo guard from Concord (N.C.) High School, Black is working on developing into a full-time point guard. He is ranked No. 43 in the 247Sports Composite. (247 Sports)

Roy Williams watches 2018 forward Jarius Hamilton

North Carolina head coach Roy Williams watched 2018 combo forward Jairus Hamilton (6'8", 209 lbs) on Tuesday, according to recruiting analyst Rick Lewis. Hamilton scored 26 points for the Concord (N.C.) Cannon School in an impressive showing, according to Lewis. Hamilton is ranked No. 73 in the Top247. He holds offers from Tennessee, Virginia Tech and Wake Forest. (247 Sports)

Scouting Brandon Robinson

ESPN's National Director of Recruiting Paul Biancardi had some interesting things to say on 2016 shooting guard Brandon Robinson. The 6-5, 170-pound prospect out of Georgia committed to North Carolina on Sept. 28th, picking the Heels over Maryland, Louisville, and Florida State. (Carolina Blue)

UNC Working Hard For 5-Star PF Jarrett Allen

Jarrett Allen, one of the top uncommitted big men in the Class of 2016, says five schools are working the hardest to land him. In a phone interview on Saturday, the 6-foot-10, 225-pound Allen out of Austin (TX) St. Stephen's Episcopal listed Kansas, Houston, North Carolina, Texas and Kentucky as the schools he's hearing the most from. "That's the five schools that's been calling me recently." (Zag's Blog)

Douglas County star Brandon Robinson takes game to next level

Brandon Robinson was an ESPN100 national recruit as a junior, but the Douglas County guard has taken his game to a new level for his final high school season. Robinson is averaging 26.2 points – up from 9.4 last season – in leading the ninth-ranked Tigers to a 9-4 start. Robinson, a 6-foot-5, 170-pound combo guard, is the consensus No. 3 senior recruit in Georgia. He has signed with North Carolina. (Atlanta Journal-Constitution)

Five-star Kevin Knox sets UNC, Duke visits

Five-star forward Kevin Knox set unofficial visits to Duke and North Carolina, he told Scout. "So February 12th I'm visiting Duke from 9-1 and UNC from 3-8," Knox said. "Then February 13th Duke plays Virginia. I'll be at that game. Then February 14th UNC plays (Pitt). I'll be at that game." Both Duke and North Carolina offered Knox a scholarship in December shortly after their head coaches evaluated him. (

Video: Jalek Felton Scores 55 Points At Beach Ball Classic

2017 UNC commit Jalek Felton put on a show Wednesday at the Beach Ball Classic. The combo guard from South Carolina scored 55 points, breaking the tournament record formerly held by current Duke guard Luke Kennard. View Video...

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

4/22/2017 - 4/23/2017
Watching 2018 SG Romeo Langford (UNC offer), 2019 SG Josh Nickelberry (UNC offer), 2020 PF Isaiah Todd, 2019 SF Christian Brown, 2018 SF Zion Williamson (UNC offer), and Armando Bacot in Dallas, TX

Friday, April 21, 2017
Watching 2018 SF Jairus Hamilton (UNC offer), 2019 C D.J. Burns, 2018 UNC PG commit Coby White, and 2018 SF Jaylen Hoard in Hampton, VA

Wednesday, April 19, 2017
On an in home visit with 2017 five star SF Kevin Knox in Tampa, FL

Friday, April 07, 2017
Visiting 2017 UNC signee Jalek Felton and 2019 UNC target Juwan Gary at Gray Collegiate Academy in West Columbia, SC

Friday, April 07, 2017
On an in home visit with 2018 5 star SF Zion Williamson in Spartanburg, SC

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Top Basketball Recruits
Jalek Felton2017 PG
Kevin Knox2017 SF
Romeo Langford2018 SG
Zion Williamson2018 SF
Matthew Hurt2019 PF
Garrison Brooks2017 PF
Rechon Black2018 PG
Jairus Hamilton2018 SF
Coby White2018 CG
Wendell Moore2019 SF

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