Terrance Ferguson Commits to ArizonaFive-star 2016 wing Terrance Ferguson verbally committed to Sean Miller and the Arizona Wildats on Wednesday. Originally an Alabama pledge, Ferguson backed off his commitment on March 1st. Since reopening his recruitment, a host of schools got involved and he set a list of six finalists – Arizona, Baylor, Kansas, Maryland, N.C. State and North Carolina. (Scout.com)
Video: One on one with Tony Bradley at Jordan Brand ClassicNorth Carolina signed a talented post player in Tony Bradley. Scout caught up with the future Tar Heel after Jordan Brand Classic practice.
Terrance Ferguson all but eliminates Tar HeelsThe fairy tale of adding five star recruit Terrance Ferguson to the 2016 class has come to an end for UNC. The sharp-shooting recruit is set to make his college announcement sometime this week according to a tweet he sent out on Tuesday. It comes as bad news for the Tar Heels, as Ferguson was scheduled to take a visit to Chapel Hill this week. (Keeping It Heel)
2017 5-star PF P.J. Washington Plans to Visit UNC2017 five-star Findlay Prep (NV) forward P.J. Washington has three programs he wants to officially visit and one he will probably visit. “Texas, UNC, Kentucky and probably Michigan State,” Washington said. “Roy Williams is a great coach and it’s humbling to have him recruit me,” Washington stated with a smile. For now, Washington says he isn’t planning on taking any visits during the summer. (247 Sports)
From the Sideline: 6'8 Jairus HamiltonThis past week, 6’8 sophomore Jairus Hamilton attended the inaugural Underclassman All-American game held in Indianapolis, Indiana. The AA camp featured the top 20 players from the 2018 and 2019 class. Prior to his selection to the Underclassman All-American class, Hamilton has seen his stock explode. He sports offers from ACC schools such as Virginia Tech, Wake Forest and UNC. (Phenom Hoop Report)
From the Sidelines: 6'6 2018 Rechon "Leaky" BlackThis past week, Rechon Black attended the inaugural Underclassman All-American game held in Indianapolis, Indiana April 6th. The AA camp featured the top 20 players from the 2018 and 2019 class. Naturally, the sophomore point guard that has already committed to Roy Williams and the University of North Carolina would be a no-brainer for this prestigious event. (Phenom Hoop Report)
Five-star SF Terrance Ferguson to visit UNCFive-star small forward Terrance Ferguson told ESPN that North Carolina head coach Roy Williams offered him and he plans to visit Chapel Hill next week. Ferguson, a 6-7, 180-pound wing, de-committed from Alabama on March 1st and released a top six that includes Maryland, Arizona, Baylor, Kansas, North Carolina and N.C. State. (Carolina Blue)
Roy Williams to Watch 2017 C Mohamed BambaDuke, Indiana, North Carolina and Wake Forest will watch elite 2017 power forward Mohamed Bamba on Thursday according to Andrew Slater of 247Sports. Bamba, 6-11, 204-pounds, is originally from New York City but attends Westtown School in Pennsylvania. He is ranked No. 2 in the 247Sports Composite. (Carolina Blue)
2016 5-Star Wing Terrance Ferguson Planning More VisitsTerrance Ferguson told 247Sports at the Nike Hoop Summit that he plans to take a couple more visits before making a decision. Ferguson, a 5-star 6-7 wing from Dallas (Texas) Advanced Prep International, listed UNC, Kansas, Arizona, Baylor, Maryland and N.C. State as the six schools he is considering. With late April as his personal decision deadline, Ferguson wants to first visit N.C. State and UNC before making a decision. (Carolina Blue)
Concord sophomore guard Leaky Black, family ‘comfortable’ with commitment to play for UNCRechon 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 starThe 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 ClassicFour 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 GameThe 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 GameNorth Carolina signee Tony Bradley discussed McDonald's All-American week and his future at North Carolina.
Video: Rechon "Leaky" Black Sophomore MixTapeHighlights 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.
|Tracking Roy Williams on the Recruiting Trail4/22/2017 - 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, TXFriday, 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, VAWednesday, April 19, 2017
On an in home visit with 2017 five star SF Kevin Knox in Tampa, FLFriday, April 07, 2017
Visiting 2017 UNC signee Jalek Felton and 2019 UNC target Juwan Gary at Gray Collegiate Academy in West Columbia, SCFriday, April 07, 2017
On an in home visit with 2018 5 star SF Zion Williamson in Spartanburg, SC
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