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Rawle Alkins Blog: Staying positive through tough season, recruiting and more

Rawle Alkins: "Unfortunately I didn’t make the McDonald’s All American Game, and, honestly, I don’t know why, but I don’t dwell on things like that. Congrats to the guys that made it, but just know when I play against any of them I’m coming! The recruitment is going great. Right now I’m still wide open. I have no favorites, but that should change when I start taking visits. I plan to have a top five before I decide." (USA Today)

2017 SG D.J. Harvey Expects UNC Offer Soon

2017 shooting guard D.J. Harvey recently "cut" his list to 16 schools, a fact which he admits he gets teased about. Among the schools on his list are Duke, Notre Dame, Maryland, Arizona, North Carolina, Louisville and N.C. State. Everyone on his list has offered except North Carolina but he said their interest is "heavy." "I expect an offer soon," he said. "I visited them when I was in North Carolina." (Zag's Blog)

Quiet meeting with Roy Williams leads to Rechon Black's celebration of a lifetime

For Rechon Black, it became about a relationship that was solidified just after the start of the new year, in a much different setting than the party he created Friday when he made his announcement. “That’s the night I knew,” Black said. “That’s when I just knew I wanted to be a Tar Heel.” It happened when Black and his parents, Chon and Carla, met in Tar Heels coach Roy Williams’ office. (Concord Independent Tribune)

McDonald's All-America Rosters Announced

The McDonald's All-America teams were announced Sunday night, featuring a who's who of high school basketball's elite players, including UNC signee Tony Bradley (6-11, Roselle, New Jersey). In total, Kentucky has four players named to the roster. Duke, UCLA, and Michigan State also will have multiple players in attendance at the game. Here are the full rosters. (CBS Sports)

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. (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. (Zag's Blog)

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. (Carolina Blue)

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 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." (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. (Scout.com)

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

Tuesday, February 02, 2016
At Findlay Prep in Henderson, Nevada watching 2017 4-star power forward P.J. Washington

Friday, January 29, 2016
Watching 2018 3-star small forward Jairus Hamilton play against 2018 PG Devon Dotson at Cannon School in Concord, NC.

Tuesday, January 26, 2016
Watching 2017 PF Wendell Carter play against Pace Academy in Atlanta, GA

Saturday, January 23, 2016
Visiting 2017 5-star small forward Kevin Knox at Tampa Catholic High School in Tampa, FL

Sunday, January 17, 2016
Watching 2016 4-star center Udoka Azubuike at the Hoop Hall Classic in Springfield, MA

More Recruiting Visits

Top UNC Basketball Recruits
RecruitClassRating
Rawle Alkins2016 SG
Jarrett Allen2016 PF
Mohamed Bamba2017 C
Wendell Carter2017 C
Jalek Felton2017 SG
Kevin Knox2017 SF
Jeremiah Tilmon2017 C
Tony Bradley2016 C
Brandon Robinson2016 SG
Seventh Woods2016 PG

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