Video: Jaylen Brown talks recruiting2015 5-star small forward Jaylen Brown breaks down his recruitment in a recent interview. Brown holds a scholarship offer from North Carolina, which is among his top 8 schools also including Georgia, Kentucky, Michigan, Georgia Tech, Kansas, UCLA, and California.
Hoop Summit Storylines: Brandon IngramBrandon Ingram, a senior out of Kinston (N.C.) High, may have been a late addition to the Nike Hoop Summit, but he’s among the top prospects in attendance. And he showed flashes of it during the scrimmage on Thursday night. Going up against college players, Ingram flashed his jump shot and terrific touch. At 6-foot-9 and blessed with wide shoulders and a lengthy set of arms, Ingram is oozing with upside. (Scout.com)
Jaylen Brown aims for Nike Hoop Summit victory following state championshipJaylen Brown, one of the top high school senior basketball players in the U.S., fulfilled one goal by leading Wheeler High School in Marietta, Ga., to a state championship victory with his last-second free throws. Now the talented college recruit, who also helped the USA to gold at the 2014 FIBA Americas U18 Championship, is setting even larger goals. (Nike.com)
Brandon Ingram Talks Favorites, Sets UNC In-Home VisitAfter continuing to impress this week at the Hoop Summit, elite 2015 wing prospect Brandon Ingram updated his recruitment, noting his current group of favorites and his first scheduled in-home visit - with UNC. Where does your list stand right now? Have you been able to dwindle it down any further? Ingram: "I have not gotten it down, but my favorites are Duke, North Carolina, Kansas and Kentucky. Those are my favorites right now." (Inside Carolina)
Jayson Tatum announces top four schoolsClass of 2016 five-star small forward Jayson Tatum announced a top four of Duke, Kentucky, North Carolina, and Saint Louis University on his personal instagram account. Per the 247Sports Composite rankings, Tatum is the No. 1 small forward and the No. 3 overall prospect in the 2016 class. (Carolina Blue)
UNC Basketball Targets: April 10-12 Live Evaluation PeriodThe UNC coaching staff will be on the road this weekend watching top targets in the 2016 and 2017 class along with evaluating future prospects. Its an important weekend in the world of basketball recruiting where the presence of coaches at prospects' games is often an indicator of interest level. The following is a list of where UNC's top targets are playing: (Carolina Blue)
Video: Jaylen Brown McDonald's Week HighlightsJaylen Brown, a 2015 UNC small forward recruiting target, shows off his impressive skill set during last week's McDonald's All-American game. Brown is currently undecided on a college but lists North Carolina among his top-8 finalists.
Video: Brandon Ingram McDonald's Week MixtapeBrandon Ingram came to the McDonald's All American Games as a highly touted high school basketball prospect and he left as a bonafide NBA Draft Prospect. The 6'9 uncommitted senior showed NBA personnel that he has a consistent outside jump shot and the athleticism to make a big time impact at the next level and beyond.
No. 2 Overall Recruit Jaylen Brown Uses Epic Trailer to Show off Top 8 Schools2015 prospect Jaylen Brown is the top uncommitted recruit in his class, according to 247Sports, and everyone is after his talents. Brown teamed up with Bleacher Report for an epic trailer to show off the top eight schools that the senior power forward is considering. Watch the video as Brown uses a unique method to display where he might end up going to college. (Bleacher Report)
Brandon Ingram dishes on his unstoppable crossover (video)This week we caught up with Kinston (Kinston, N.C.) wing Brandon Ingram, a five-star recruit who was named to the McDonald’s All American and Jordan Brand Classic games. Ingram was also planning to play in the Kentucky Derby Classic this weekend but was added to the roster for the Nike Hoops Summit in Portland. (USA Today)
Weddington’s Stephanie Watts, Kinston’s Brandon Ingram named Ms., Mr. Basketball in NCA pair of McDonald’s All-Americans are Mr. and Ms. Basketball in North Carolina. The awards recognize the top high school senior boy and girl for stellar playing careers. Weddington’s Stephanie Watts, a 5-foot-9 guard, is the state’s Ms. Basketball . Kinston’s Brandon Ingram, a 6-9 forward, is Mr. Basketball. (Charlotte Observer)
Jayson Tatum's talent puts him in spotlight and crosshairsIn the fall, Jayson Tatum trimmed his multitude of offers to 10 finalists. He included Duke, Kentucky, North Carolina, Connecticut, Arizona, Kansas and Wake Forest, all of which are among the most respected programs in the nation. Tatum took one official visit this winter. He, his father and his mother, Brandy Cole, spent the last weekend of February at Duke. Tatum said he plans to trim his list to a final five in the coming weeks. (STL Today)
Ingram, Maye, Watts lead North Carolina AP all-state basketball teamsKinston's Brandon Ingram, Charlotte Hough's Luke Maye and Weddington's Stephanie Watts were the leading vote-getters for the 2014-15 Associated Press all-state prep basketball teams for North Carolina. Ingram and Maye each earned 21 of a possible 22 votes to lead the men's team. Watts earned 20 votes to lead the women. Ingram, a McDonald's All-American, is still undecided on his college choice, while Maye and Watts are both committed to UNC. (High School OT)
Brandon Ingram and Jaylen Brown to announce this monthBy the end of April UNC will know whether they are adding another prospect to their 2015 recruiting class. If they do it will be between two of the top remaining targets available in the 2015 cycle. Both Brandon Ingram and Jaylen Brown have indicated that they will announce by the end of April. (Carolina Blue)
Maverick Rowan hopes to reclassify to 2015Top basketball recruiting target Maverick Rowan, a high school junior, prefers to skip a grade and join the recruiting class of 2015, making him eligible for college ball next season, and his family is seriously exploring ways to make it happen, his father said. Asked if Louisville would be a strong option for his son if he moves to 2015, Ron Rowan said, "Yes, that's safe to say." UCLA, North Carolina, Wisconsin, Florida, NC State and West Virginia are other teams recruiting Rowan. (Louisville Courier-Journal)
|Tracking Roy Williams on the Recruiting TrailWednesday, June 22, 2016|
Hosting 2018 5 star small forward Zion Williamson on an unofficial visit to Chapel HillTuesday, June 21, 2016
Hosting 2018 5 star UNC point guard commit Rechon Black on an unofficial visit to Chapel HillMonday, June 20, 2016
Hosting 2018 3 star shooting guard Coby White on an unofficial visit to Chapel Hill, NCMonday, June 13, 2016
Hosting 2017 3 star shooting guard Andrew Platek on an unofficial visit to Chapel Hill.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
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