N.C. Sophomore Rechon Black Lands Tar Heel OfferRoy Williams has set his sights on Rechon Black. Williams made the Concord (N.C.) High sophomore point guard the first prospect in the 2018 class to receive a Tar Heel scholarship offer on Thursday. "We called and talked to him, and it was a wonderful conversation," said Black's father, Rechon Sr. UNC's interest in Black had been trending in the direction of an offer in recent weeks. (Inside Carolina)
Rawle Alkins Blog: Nursing a bum ankle, SAT, equal time to rival schools and moreRawle Alkins: "It’s funny down here with college basketball. The fans here are crazy! I have to pick which games I go to between the two North Carolina schools carefully because I don’t want one school feeling like I’m favoring the other. They’re big rivals too! So I try and give equal time to both N.C. State and North Carolina. I went to the State game first last week then I went to see the North Carolina game. Great times at both." (USA Today)
Roy Williams watches 2018 SG Rechon BlackRemember this name: Rechon Black. The 2018 shooting guard is a 6-5 recruit from Concord, N.C. and ranked as the No. 10 shooting guard in the 2018 class and the No. 2 player in the state. Black already holds offers from Clemson, Wake Forest, Virginia Tech, and Tennessee, among others. On Monday, UNC's Roy Williams watched Black play against Hickory Ridge High School. (Carolina Blue)
Roy Williams Offers 2017 SF Kevin KnoxThe Tar Heel staff had watched Kevin Knox last summer on the travel circuit, and Steve Robinson made an evaluation trip to Tampa Catholic in September, but Wednesday was the first time Roy Williams made a trip exclusively to see Knox. He clearly liked what he saw. Williams followed up that visit with a call to Knox on Saturday to offer him a UNC scholarship. (Inside Carolina)
Seventh Woods puts on show in season-opening winSeventh Woods scored 25 points, many in spectacular fashion, to lead Hammond to a season-opening 71-60 win over conference foe Wilson Hall on Tuesday. The 6-2 UNC signee delighted the home crowd with four dunks and two buzzer-beaters — a 35-footer to end the first quarter and a 45-footer at the halftime buzzer — and figured big with 11 points during a 17-0 Skyhawks run. (Midlands HS Sports)
Roy Williams watches 2017 5-star SF Kevin KnoxUNC coach Roy Williams and assistant Steve Robinson were in Clearwater, FL on Wednesday watching 2017 5-star small forward Kevin Knox (Tampa, FL/Tampa Catholic). Per the 247Sports Composite rankings, Knox is ranked as the No. 3 small forward and the No. 13 overall prospect in the 2017 class. Knox finished with 32 points, 13 rebounds, three dunks, six blocks, three steals, and two assists. (Carolina Blue)
Video: Tar Heels Eyeing Potential Backcourt RecruitsNorth Carolina boasts a very solid perimeter nucleus going forward, but the Tar Heels remain on the hunt for another 2016 wing and will look to supplement the roster with junior guards as well.
North Carolina Remains Active With 2016 Frontcourt Recruiting (video)North Carolina reeled in a nationally heralded class last week but continues to work toward signing another big man in the spring. The Heels remain a contender for aggressive center Udoka Azubuike and will seek to add further targets over the next several months. (Inside Carolina)
Brandon Robinson Celebrates Joining UNCBrandon Robinson officially became a member of the UNC Basketball program after faxing in his National Letter of Intent last week. On Monday, teammates, friends and family helped Robinson celebrate the milestone during a ceremony inside the Douglas County High School gym. “It's an amazing feeling,” Robinson said. "I'm just blessed to be in this position. All my hard work has paid off." (Inside Carolina)
Brandon Robinson to play in Charlotte holiday tournamentThe third annual Hoodie’s House National High School Hoops Classic will be played Dec. 28-30 at Providence Day. The tournament was previously played at Ardrey Kell....Also in the boys field is reigning tournament champion John Carroll (Md.) and Georgia powerhouse Douglas County, which features 6-foot-5 senior Brandon Robinson, a North Carolina recruit ranked among the nation’s top 75 seniors. (Charlotte Observer)
Reactions: Seventh Woods commits to UNCNorth Carolina added a key piece to their 2016 recruiting class when 6-1 four-star shooting guard Seventh Woods (Columbia, SC/Hammond School) committed to UNC on Wednesday. Check out reactions from current and former UNC players and Seventh himself. (Carolina Blue)
Video: Udoka Azubuike Summer Highlights2015 Summer highlights of class of 2016 4-star center Udoka Azubuike. Azubuike, from Jacksonville, Florida, holds a scholarship offer from North Carolina and is also seriously considering Florida State, Kansas, Kentucky and NC State.
Video: Seventh Woods is a Tar HeelSeventh Woods, the 6'2" guard from South Carolina will join North Carolina as part of the class of 2016.
Video: Brandon Robinson is a Tar HeelBrandon Robinson, the 6'5" swingman from Douglasville, Georgia will join North Carolina as part of the class of 2016.
Video: Tony Bradley is a Tar HeelTony Bradley, the 6'10" forward from Bartow, Florida will join North Carolina as part of the class of 2016.
|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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