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Jalek Felton breaks tournament record with 55 points

After putting up 37 points earlier in the week, UNC commit Jalek Felton scored 55 on Wednesday in the Beach Ball Classic in Myrtle Beach. The point total sets a tournament record. Felton, a 6-2, 175-pound combo guard, was 20-for-35 from the field, 9-for-15 from three and 6-for-7 from the free throw line. He added eight assist, three rebounds, two steals, and one block. (Carolina Blue)

After commitment to play for UNC, life has changed for shooting guard Brandon Robinson

Douglas County (Ga.) High shooting guard Brandon Robinson committed in September to play basketball at North Carolina for coach Roy Williams. His life hasn’t been the same since. “I feel like everywhere I went that people knew I was going to North Carolina,” Robinson, a 6-foot-5 senior, said Monday night. “Even in Georgia, people know me as ‘Brandon Robinson, North Carolina.’ ” (Charlotte Observer)

Rawle Alkins Adds Arizona to List

Rawle Alkins has added Arizona to his list of schools, giving him nine for the moment. The 6-foot-5 Alkins out of Raleigh (N.C.) Word of God Academy recently cut his list to eight schools: Kansas, Kentucky, Louisville, Indiana, North Carolina, N.C. State, St. John's and UNLV. He has taken unofficials to the two North Carolina schools, St. John's and Indiana, but hasn't taken any official visits. (Zag's Blog)

Jalek Felton Scores 37 At Beach Ball Classic

Class of 2017 UNC commit Jalek Felton (Mullins, SC) isn't your normal high school player. The 6-2, 175-pound combo guard dropped 37 points in a win on Sunday in the Beach Ball Classic in Myrtle Beach. Felton, who committed to the Tar Heels nearly a year ago as a sophomore, went 12-for-23 from the field, 1-for-3 from three, and 12-for-14 from the free throw line. (Carolina Blue)

Jalek Felton says he’ll leave Mullins for a prep school next year

Jalek Felton said he wants to play at the Beach Ball Classic in 2016. However, the dynamic Mullins guard and five-star Class of 2017 player said it will be at a different school. “I won’t be at Mullins next year. I’m going to a prep school,” Felton said. Felton said he may announce which school he will transfer to late Sunday or Monday, although he wasn’t yet prepared to do so. (Myrtle Beach Sun News)

2019 SF Wendell Moore already drawing major attention

Heading into this week’s Service Plumbing Holiday Classic at Cox Mill, Moore leads the Cream of Cabarrus No. 3-ranked Chargers in every significant category: scoring (17.8 points per game), rebounding (9.4), assists (3.2) steals (2.4) and blocked shots (1.0). “He can do what he wants with the basketball,” Cox Mill coach Jody Barbee said. “I’ve never seen a kid as talented as he is as young as he is.” (Independent Tribune)

UNC Signee Seventh Woods Focused and Thriving

Gone are nagging ankle and wrist injuries that hindered his 2014-15 season. No longer is he asked, daily, what college he's going to choose. Despite tens of millions of hits on YouTube, his ninth grade mixtape is now more legend than expectation engine. For the first time in his young basketball career, UNC signee Seventh Woods is free. And it's showing. (Inside Carolina)

Udoka Azubuike nearing a decision

Top 30 ranked big man Udoka Azubuike told 247Sports that he plans to announce a college decision by at least the end of January. The decision could come sooner, however, from Azubuike, 6-11, 265-pounds and from Jacksonville (Fla.) The Potter's House Christian Academy. (247 Sports)

Tony Bradley impresses

Class of 2016 North Carolina signee Tony Bradley impressed at the City of Palms Classic in Fort Myers, getting rave reviews for his inside game as a scorer and rebounded. Bradley, a 6-10, 235-pound center from Bartow, Fla., committed to UNC in early September, choosing the Heels over offers from Florida, Florida State, Kansas, Indiana, and Clemson, among others. (Carolina Blue)

Seventh Woods Named MVP of Chick-fil-A Classic

Seventh Woods scored 26 points, dished out five assists, grabbed seven rebounds and swiped four steals to help the Skyhawks upset the Eagles 70-58 and extend their win streak to 26 Tuesday night. Woods, a North Carolina signee, was named both Most Valuable and Most Outstanding Player of the tournament as UNC head coach Roy Williams looked on. (USA Today)

Seventh Woods leads Hammond to big win over Spring Valley at Chick-fil-A Classic

Seventh Woods isn’t one to rest on his laurels. The Hammond senior and UNC commit has spent so much time in the gym during the past 48 hours, there’s a good chance he’s put up over 2,000 shots. It seems to be carrying over to games. He scored 33 points to lead the Skyhawks to an impressive 71-54 victory over Spring Valley on Monday night in the Chick-fil-A Classic. (The State)

Video: Seventh Woods Scores 33 at Chick-fil-A Classic

North Carolina basketball commit Seventh Woods puts on a show at the Chick-fil-A Classic to the tune of 33 points, 5 assists, and 4 rebounds. View Video...

North Carolina star recruit Seventh Woods knows days of wearing No. 23 dwindling

From early morning runs with the sun nowhere in sight to late-night shooting sessions until his arms ache, combo guard Seventh Woods is fully aware that, once he gets to college, he’ll have to make sacrifices in order to reach his full potential. The transition will be a lot smoother since he already made a huge sacrifice when he committed to UNC. “I’ve gotta find another number,” Woods said matter of factly. (USA Today)

Tony Bradley, Jayson Tatum get early start on UNC-Duke rivalry

Jayson Tatum, a Duke signee, had 36 points and five rebounds in his team’s 64-54 win at the City of Palms Classic. Tony Bradley, who signed with North Carolina, was just as impressive with 33 points and 13 rebounds for Bartow. “Hopefully, this is a preview of next year, when we’re at Duke and North Carolina, where hopefully we get the win then too,” said Tatum (USA Today)

Seventh Woods once turned down the Ellen DeGeneres Show

Ellen DeGeneres is one of the biggest stars on the planet with one of the biggest daytime talk shows in history, this much you know; what may surprise you is that once upon a time, roughly three years ago, reps from her show reached out to a 14-year-old basketball prodigy named Seventh Woods. (USA Today)

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

Sunday, April 30, 2017
Watching 2019 SG Josh Nickelberry (UNC offer), 2018 SG Romeo Langford (UNC offer), 2019 PF Armando Bacot, 2018 SF Nassir Little, 2019 PG Ashton Hagans, and 2019 SF Christian Brown at the Adidas Uprising in Atlanta, GA

4/28/2017 - 4/29/2017
Watching 2019 SF Joey Baker, 2018 PF Miles Norris, 2018 PF Nazreon Reid, 2018 C Moses Brown, 2018 PF Ian Steere, 2018 UNC PG commit Rechon Black, 2018 UNC CG commit Coby White, 2018 SF Jairus Hamilton (UNC offer), 2018 SF Jaylen Hoard, and 2020 SG Jonathan Jackson (Justin's brother) in Fishers, IN

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

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Jalek Felton2017 PG
Romeo Langford2018 SG
Zion Williamson2018 SF
Matthew Hurt2019 PF
Garrison Brooks2017 PF
Brandon Huffman2017 PF
Rechon Black2018 PG
Jairus Hamilton2018 SF
Coby White2018 CG
Wendell Moore2019 SF

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