Brandon Huffman is a Problem2017 North Carolina power forward signee Brandon Huffman is a problem.
Video: Brandon Huffman Highlights vs. Wayne Country Day2017 UNC power forward signee Brandon Huffman recently notched a double-double while amassing 27 points vs Wayne Country Day on the road. The big man is mobile, crashes the glass, protects the rim and has good size. Loads of potential for the UNC commit.
Video: Coby White Greenfield School HighlightsHighlights of 2018 North Carolina point guard commit Coby White, playing for Greenfield School in Wilson, NC. White is the No. 5 ranked point guard in his class by ESPN and a composite 4-star recruit according to 247 Sports.
Rivals.com Updated 2017 Basketball Recruiting Class Rankings33.North Carolina: The nephew of former UNC point guard Raymond Felton, Jalek Felton oozes natural ability. He is a natural scorer off the dribble who will likely play both the one and the two in college. In Andrew Platek, the Tar Heels hope they’ve found a guy who can help soften defenses with his shooting. In Brandon Huffman and Sterling Manley, the Heels have landed a pair of developmental big men. (Rivals.com)
Basketball Recruiting Mailbag: UNC Scholarship NumbersI recently received a great email question regarding UNC's basketball scholarship numbers and how they factor into recruiting, so I thought I'd share the response online.
Updated 2017 Top 25 Basketball Recruiting Class Rankings17. North Carolina: Roy Williams and his staff have added some perimeter firepower to this 2017 class. Leading the way is five-star prospect Jalek Felton, the nephew of former Tar Heel standout Raymond Felton. The 6-foot-4 guard is oozing with talent and athleticism. UNC's second pledge is from Andrew Platek, who is one of the best catch and shoot guys in the class. (Scout.com)
P.J. Washington Commits to KentuckyFor the second time in just a few hours, John Calipari and Kentucky have added a five-star prospect to their 2017 recruiting efforts. During a televised announcement on ESPN, Henderson (Nev.) Findlay Prep forward P.J. Washington confirmed what has been speculated over the past few weeks, he's headed to Lexington for college. "Next year I'll be going to the University of Kentucky." (Rivals.com)
Video: Zion Williamson Game HighlightsZion Williamson, the No. 2 player in the class of 2018, started things off with a bang. Though it was only the first scrimmage of the season, the 6’7? forward was was able to show off all parts of his game. He finished through contact down low, stretched the floor with two threes and a jumper, and threw down some ridiculous dunks. Check out the raw game highlights. (Ball Is Life)
Andrew Platek signs with Tar Heels2017 shooting guard Andrew Platek signed with UNC on Wednesday at Northfield Mount Hermon School in Mount Hermon, Massachusetts. Platek committed to UNC on July 18th, roughly a month after visiting the school in June. The 6-4 commit took his official visit to Chapel Hill last weekend: "I am humbled to be a part of the Carolina family and cannot wait to get to work." (Carolina Blue)
Garrison Brooks Commits to Mississippi StateGarrison Brooks became the first Rivals150 member to announce his decision during the early signing period. The four-star big man announced at his school that he will sign with Mississippi State. "It was the playing style and how comfortable I am with the staff," Brooks told Rivals.com. His father, George Brooks, is an assistant coach for the Bulldogs (Rivals.com)
Watch: Auburn High's Garrison Brooks make collegiate decisionAt 9 a.m. central, Auburn High's Garrison Brooks will finally make his collegiate decision. The four-star recruit has 22 collegiate offers, but earlier this week told the Opelika-Auburn News that he is choosing today between Auburn, Georgia, LSU, Mississippi State and North Carolina. “This is something I’ve wanted to do for a long time,” Brooks told the Opelika-Auburn News on Monday. (Opelika Auburn News)
Hot Board: What's the latest with the available top 100 college basketball players?The first of two signing periods begin Wednesday and runs through the 16th. There are 30 available recruits in Scout's 2017 top 100. Kevin Knox has been up front about his recruiting process. Back in August, Knox told Scout that he didn't plan to commit during the early period. He's taken an official visit to Duke and has scheduled visits with his other finalists -- Florida State, Kentucky and UNC. (Scout.com)
Garrison Brooks committment primerClass of 2017 four-star power forward Garrison Brooks will be making his college decision on Wednesday at 10 AM ET. (9 AM Central) Auburn, Georgia, LSU, Mississippi State, and North Carolina are considered the finalists. Brooks will be announcing live from the Auburn High School gym. The 6-9, 215-pound recruit took an official visit to North Carolina last week. (Carolina Blue)
Signing Day preview: Predicting destinations of more top recruitsP.J. Washington is down to UNLV, Kentucky, and North Carolina. He saw Kentucky both officially and unofficially during the fall and they’ve been considered the team to beat for some time. He will announce on Thursday. Prediction: Kentucky; Jarred Vanderbilt has taken official visits to North Carolina and Kentucky. He has also seen Houston and TCU. Prediction: TCU (Rivals.com)
Prediction time: Where will top college basketball recruits sign?Five-star small forward Kevin Knox has made it quite clear that he will not announce until the spring. He’s down to Duke, Florida State, Kentucky and North Carolina and has only visited Duke officially so far. He has seen each school unofficially and has official visits set for the winter. Duke and Kentucky really look to be battling this one out. Prediction: Duke. (Rivals.com)
|Tracking Roy Williams on the Recruiting TrailSunday, January 07, 2018|
Watching 2019 5 star small forward Precious Achiuwa at St. Benedict's game in Union, NJSaturday, December 30, 2017
Watching 2018 UNC PG commit Coby White and 2019 5 star PF Vernon Carey (UNC offer) at the John Wall Invitational in Raleigh, NCThursday, December 28, 2017
Watching 2018 UNC PG signee Rechon Black and 2019 SF recruit Wendell Moore (UNC offer) at the Beach Ball Classic in Myrtle Beach, SCTuesday, December 19, 2017
Watching 2018 UNC SF signee Nassir Little, 2019 PF Vernon Carey, and 2018 PF James Wiseman at the City of Palms Classic in Fort Myers, FLThursday, December 14, 2017
Watching 2019 5 star power forward Jeremiah Robinson Earl at his Bishop Miege high school practice in Roeland Park, KS
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