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What Seventh Woods brings to UNC

On Wednesday morning UNC landed a commitment from 247Sports Composite four-star combo guard Seventh Woods. Woods choose the Tar Heels over South Carolina and Georgetown. He becomes North Carolina's third commitment for the 2016 class. In Woods the Tar Heels are getting an explosive athlete who can do a lot of different things on offense and defense. (Carolina Blue)

Signing Day: Scout.com 2016 Top 25 Basketball Class Rankings

4 North Carolina: Roy Williams and UNC have a trio of four-star recruits. Tony Bradley, Scout's No. 31 player, is a terrific area rebounder with potential as a post scorer. Brandon Robinson, the No. 55 player, gives them an athlete that scores well from the perimeter and has potential as a defender. Ultra-athletic combo guard Seventh Woods, the No. 34 recruit, committed to UNC on Wednesday. (Scout.com)

Video: Seventh Woods' UNC Announcement

In a room full of South Carolina fans and South Carolina media, Seventh Woods pulled out a hat to reveal that he would be attending his dream school: North Carolina. Watch his full announcement from Wednesday morning at Hammond School in Columbia, SC. (Inside Carolina)

Seventh Woods: "I went with my heart"

North Carolina's nearly four year recruitment of Seventh Woods came to an end on Wednesday morning when the 2016 four-star guard picked the Tar Heels over South Carolina and Georgetown. Ultimately, Woods' went with his heart. UNC was his dream school. "That was a big part of it," Woods said when asked if his heart won out. (Carolina Blue)

Seventh Woods Commits to UNC

No senior guard received more attention from Roy Williams than Seventh Woods. Williams and the Tar Heels’ dogged persistence over the last three years paid off when Woods, a 6-2 high-flying standout at Columbia (S.C.) Hammond, announced his commitment on Wednesday morning at a school ceremony. "They've believed in me since eighth grade," he said of the Tar Heels, adding that it's where he feels he fits best. (Inside Carolina)

Video: Previewing the Seventh Woods announcement

Four-star guard Seventh Woods will make his college announce on Monday at 9:45 a.m. at Columbia (S.C.) Hammond School. Woods will be choosing from among his final three schools of North Carolina, South Carolina, and Georgetown. Many analysts believe Woods will choose one of the two Carolina schools. Is there a favorite? What's his game like? Scout examines the talented guard. (Scout.com)

Predictions: Where will the top 2016 uncommitted basketball recruits go?

Numerous basketball recruits in the 2016 class are set to announce their college decisions before the end of the early signing period. Here is a look at where we think they will end up. (Scout.com)

Video: UNC commit Brandon Robinson with the huge slam

Class of 2016 North Carolina shooting guard commit Brandon Robinson can do more than just shoot. The 6-5, 160-pound prospect from Douglasville, Ga. posted a video of him dunking on an opponent in a recent game. The 247Sports Composite four-star guard takes the ball from the right side on a fast break and slams the ball home with one-hand. (Carolina Blue)

Where is Seventh Woods going to college?

People want to know, “Where is Seventh Woods going to college?” The Hammond senior finally will give that answer at a ceremony Wednesday morning, the first day of the fall early signing period. Woods narrowed his choices to Georgetown, North Carolina and South Carolina, but most feel he’ll be either a Tar Heel or a Gamecock. Woods has done his best to keep his choice a secret, even to his teammates. (The State)

UNC targeting five-star Rawle Alkins

North Carolina and 2016 five-star Rawle Alkins are getting a double dose of each other this weekend according to Andrew Slater of 247Sports. Alkins, a 6-5, 210-pound power guard from New York City and attending Raleigh (N.C.) Word of God Academy, visited UNC Friday night for the exhibition game against Guilford. And now Saturday, assistant coach Steve Robinson is watching Alkins play. (247 Sports)

Seventh Woods announcement date finalized

2016 combo guard Seventh Woods will announce his college decision on Wednesday, November 11th at 9:45 AM at Hammond School in Columbia, SC. Woods last visited North Carolina on Oct. 23rd for the Tar Heels' Late Night with Roy event. Woods has taken official visits to Georgetown, UNC, and South Carolina. UNC head coach Roy Williams watched Woods practice on Monday, Nov. 2nd. (Carolina Blue)

Roy Williams Confronts Recruiting Obstacles

Roy Williams said last week that recruiting has been “more difficult” with the ongoing NCAA investigation looming over his program. “I know that because of the stuff that’s been going on for the last two and a half years, I know we’ve suffered,” he said. “I’m not saying that’s the only reason, but you go back and look. We had a pretty good run of a lot of McDonald’s All-Americans and all of a sudden we don’t.” (Inside Carolina)

Roy Williams watches Seventh Woods

Roy Williams was in Columbia on Monday watching one of the Tar Heels' biggest remaining targets for the 2016 class. Williams was at the Hammond School to watch 6-1, 175-pound combo guard Seventh Woods. Woods is ranked as the No. 6 combo guard in the 2016 class. Woods was last at UNC on Oct. 23 for UNC's Late Night with Roy and was seen sitting with 2017 UNC commit Jalek Felton. (Carolina Blue)

North Carolina’s top high school basketball talent? Find them all in Cabarrus County

The No. 1 player in the class of 2017 is Concord Robinson’s 6-3 point guard Lavar Batts Jr., who plays for his father at his high school. The No. 1 player for 2018 is Concord High’s Rechon “Leaky” Black, a national top 20 player, who is a 6-7 point guard. The No. 1 player in the class of 2019, Cox Mill’s 6-5 forward Wendell Moore Jr., is arguably the top player nationally in his class. (Charlotte Observer)

Offers, interest coming in for 2017 guard Blake Harris

2017 prospect Blake Harris is on the move. Harris, a 6-foot-3 guard, has transferred from Martinsville (Va.) Carlisle School to Raleigh (NC) Word of God for his junior season. On the recruiting front, Harris claimed scholarship offers from Virginia Tech, Wake Forest, Florida State, Georgia Tech, Miami, and, Clemson, among others. Harris has also garnered interest from North Carolina. (Scout.com)

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

Sunday, April 24, 2016
Watching 2019 F Matthew Hurt, 2017 PG Nick Weatherspoon, 2018 UNC PG commit Rechon Black, 2018 SF Jairus Hamilton, 2018 SG Zion Williamson at the adidas Uprising event in Atlanta, GA

4/22/2016 - 4/23/2016
Watching 2017 UNC PG commit Jalek Felton, 2017 PG Trevon Duval, 2018 PG Devon Dotson, 2018 SF Cameron Reddish, 2017 C Mohamed Bamba, 2017 PF P.J. Washington, 2017 SG Brandon Randolph, 2017 SF Kevin Knox, 2017 SG Lonnie Walker in Indianapolis, IN

Wednesday, April 20, 2016
Visiting previously offered 2017 5 star center Jeremiah Tilmon in La Porte, Indiana

Tuesday, April 19, 2016
On an in-home visit with 2017 SF Kevin Knox in Tampa, FL

Monday, April 18, 2016
On an in-home visit with 2017 PF P.J. Washington in Dallas, TX

More Recruiting Visits

Top UNC Basketball Recruits
RecruitClassRating
Mohamed Bamba2017 PF
Wendell Carter2017 PF
Kevin Knox2017 SF
Jeremiah Tilmon2017 PF
Tony Bradley2016 C
Brandon Robinson2016 SG
Seventh Woods2016 CG
Jalek Felton2017 CG
Brandon Randolph2017 SG
P.J. Washington2017 PF

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