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Complete coverage of North Carolina Basketball Recruiting.

Concord sophomore guard Leaky Black, family ‘comfortable’ with commitment to play for UNC

Rechon Black, the consensus No. 1 recruit in North Carolina for the class of 2018, is ranked as high as No. 13 nationally. Black, who goes by the nickname "Leaky" and will turn 17 in June, is a lanky 6-foot-7, 170-pound point guard with extremely long arms. UNC coach Roy Williams offered Black a scholarship in December, and the Concord standout committed to the Tar Heels weeks later. (Charlotte Observer)

Tony Bradley ready to be Tar Heels next star

The Tar Heels didn’t have their usual top recruiting class in 2015, instead Roy Williams built his team around previous classes. But that didn’t last long. Williams has put together an impressive class for 2016 highlighted by center Tony Bradley Jr. The 6-foot-10 center out of Florida is ready to be the next big man in Williams’ offense, which likes to get up-and-down the floor. That’s exactly what Bradley can do. (Keeping It Heel)

Tony Bradley Named to Jordan Brand Classic

Four Kentucky signees, three Duke signees, two Michigan State signees, and one North Carolina signee (Tony Bradley) highlight the list of 21 players named to the Jordan Brand Classic set for April 15 at Barclays Center. The event also holds a National Game, a Regional Game and an International Game, but those rosters have not yet been announced. (Zag's Blog)

Previewing Wednesday's McDonald's All-American Game

The McDonald's All-American Game, featuring the top high school basketball players in the country, is set to tip off on Wednesday night at 9 p.m. Eastern at the United Center in Chicago and is scheduled to be televised on ESPN. Here's a rundown of what basketball fans should be watching for: UNC signee Tony Bradley Jr.: Skilled back-to-the-basket scorer; has improved his conditioning; overall skilled big man. (247 Sports)

Video: Tony Bradley discusses UNC, McDonald's All-American Game

North Carolina signee Tony Bradley discussed McDonald's All-American week and his future at North Carolina. View Video...

Video: Rechon "Leaky" Black Sophomore MixTape

Highlights of Rechon Black's sophomore season at Concord High School (NC). "Leaky", as he is known, is a versatile 6'7 point guard, committed to play at North Carolina in 2018. View Video...

Seventh Woods named Player of the Year by The State

Seventh Woods and Chevez Goodwin tried to make a name for themselves during their careers at Hammond. The duo did just that, and put the Skyhawks in the national spotlight in the process. Goodwin and Woods also picked up their share of individual accolades, including sharing The State’s Midlands Boys Basketball Player of the Year honor. (The State)

Get2TheGame: Tony Bradley

Tony Bradley just looks like a basketball player. At 6'9, 230 pounds, with long arms and good touch around the hoop, the North Carolina Tar Heels commit makes himself that much more valuable by playing hard on every play, running the court and rebounding. (Inside Carolina)

ESPN #2-ranked Wendell Carter Jr. talks basketball

Wendell Carter Jr. is ranked No. 2 overall in the ESPN 60 for 2017 and has the list of suitors to accompany that clout; North Carolina, Duke, Kansas, Kentucky, Harvard, Stanford, Arizona, Connecticut and many others are all in hot pursuit. He led Pace Academy to a state title, scoring 30 points and grabbing 20 rebounds in a 65-43 win over Manchester last week. (11Alive.com)

Video: Kevin Knox - The Process

6'8 Kevin Knox is a top 5 junior prospect from Tampa, Florida with a scholarship offer from UNC. View his highlights from the City Of Palms Classic, Rescue Rooter Hoopfest as well as a post and pre-game workout with Process Basketball's Akii Dean. View Video...

Jalek Felton still deciding where to play senior season

Jalek Felton will wait a little longer to decide where he’ll play his senior season in high school. Felton, the state’s top prospect for the Class of 2017, said Saturday he’ll wait until the school year ends at Mullins before announcing where he will go next year. The UNC commit is considering Gray Collegiate (SC), Greensboro Day (NC), Word of God Christian Academy (NC), Montverde (Fla.) and Oak Hill (Va.). (The State)

Interest grows for Turkish basketball star Omer Yurtseven

Omer Yurtseven, a five-star 2016 prospect from Turkey, turned down a significant contract offer from Fenerbahçe to pursue his dream of playing college basketball. But the decision wasn’t easy. “Utah, Cal, Oregon, Miami, UNC, NC State, Arizona, Arizona State, Kentucky, Tennessee, Mizzou, Ohio State, Georgia Tech, USC and Texas are the ones that I’m in touch [with] right now,” Yurtseven told Scout. (Scout.com)

Tony Bradley Named Florida Mr. Basketball

Bartow center Tony Bradley has netted another honor to cap his senior year of high school. The UNC signee was named 2016 Florida Mr. Basketball on Friday. Bradley, who averaged 22.8 points, 12.6 rebounds and 3 blocks, has racked up honors in his senior season. He was named a McDonald's All-American, Jordan Brands All-American, and will play in the respective all-star games in the upcoming weeks. (The Ledger)

UNC watches a pair of 2017 guards

UNC assistant C.B. McGrath was at the National Prep Classic on Tuesday watching 2017 point guard Tremont Waters and 2017 shooting guard Andrew Platek. Waters, a 5-11 prospect from South Kent School, is ranked No. 49 in the 247Sports Composite. Platek is 6-4, 190-pounds from Northfield Mount Hermon and is ranked No. 163. (Carolina Blue)

Five-star shooting guard Rawle Alkins commits to Arizona

Arizona reeled in their third five-star prospect of the 2016 recruiting class on Monday. Rawle Alkins, a 6-foot-4, 215-pound wing from New York, verbally committed to Sean Miller and Arizona. Alkins selected the Wildcats over St. John’s and UNLV. North Carolina and North Carolina State also dabbled in the recruitment. (Scout.com)

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

7/20/2016 - 7/22/2016
Watching 2017 PG Collin Sexton, 2017 C Nate Watson, 2017 SF Kevin Knox, 2017 PF Brandon Huffman, 2017 PG Tremont Waters, 2017 SF Jermaine Samuels, 2018 UNC PG commit Rechon Black, 2018 SG Romeo Langford, 2018 SG Zion Williamson, 2018 SF Jairus Hamilton, 2018 CG Coby White, 2019 SF Wendell Moore, 2019 PF Matthew Hurt in Las Vegas, NV

Thursday, July 14, 2016
Watching 2018 PF Zion Williamson, 2019 PF Christian Brown, and 2019 PG Ashton Hagans at the Champions Classic in Marietta, GA

7/14/2016 - 7/15/2016
Watching 2018 UNC PG commit Jalek Felton, 2019 SF Joey Baker, 2018 PF Miles Norris, 2017 C Nate Watson, and 2017 PG Trevon Duval at the Under Armour Association Finals in Cartersville, GA

Tuesday, July 12, 2016
Watching 2017 center Mohamed Bamba, 2017 PF P.J. Washington, and 2017 PG Matt Coleman at Team USA U18 practice in Houston, TX

Saturday, July 09, 2016
Watching 2017 PG Nick Weatherspoon, 2018 UNC PG commit Rechon Black, 2018 SF Jairus Hamilton, 2018 PF Zion Williamson, 2018 SG Romeo Langford at the adidas Gauntlet Series in Spartanburg, SC

More Recruiting Visits

Top UNC Basketball Recruits
RecruitClassRating
Mohamed Bamba2017 C
Wendell Carter2017 PF
Jalek Felton2017 CG
Kevin Knox2017 SF
P.J. Washington2017 PF
Kris Wilkes2017 SF
Zion Williamson2018 SG
Brandon Randolph2017 SG
Nick Weatherspoon2017 PG
Rechon Black2018 PG

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