UNC Basketball Recruiting
Complete coverage of North Carolina Tar Heels Basketball Recruiting.
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."
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.
Udoka Azubuike Discusses Finalists
Udoka Azubuike will announce his college choice Saturday or Sunday at the Hoophall Classic, his guardian Harry Coxsome told Scout.com. 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."
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.
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.
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.
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."