UNC Basketball Recruiting
Complete coverage of North Carolina Tar Heels Basketball Recruiting.
Expert Perspective: Brady Manek Evaluation, Role, UNC Roster
With incoming transfer Brady Manek
, "You have the size and you have the shooting ability. Is he going to be the shot-blocker that Day'Ron Sharpe
was? Definitely not. But his main thing is shooting and that's what everybody at UNC has been clamoring for. So here's a very proven shooter coming to Chapel Hill after four years of college experience." (Inside Carolina
Video: Brady Manek Junior Season Highlights
Highlights of North Carolina basketball commit and Oklahoma senior transfer Brady Manek
from his junior season with the Sooners. The 6-foot-9 Manek will play for the Tar Heels this upcoming season and will have one year of college eligibility remaining.
Video: Coast to Coast UNC Basketball Podcast - An offer, a commitment, and the waiting
On this week's Coast to Coast Podcast, the guys from Inside Carolina dive deeply into a myriad of recruiting and North Carolina basketball-related topics, as the Tar Heel basketball world continues to turn with a high velocity.
Could Brady Manek's shooting change the Tar Heels’ style?
No Division I college basketball player 6-foot-9 or taller has connected on more 3-pointers than Oklahoma transfer forward Brady Manek
during the last four seasons — he has hit 44 more threes than anyone his height or taller — and his arrival in Chapel Hill could signal different style elements that UNC head coach Hubert Davis
perhaps is implementing. (Jacksonville Daily News
Top-50 junior Isaac Traudt "likely going to North Carolina for an official visit"
2022 4-star forward Isaac Traudt
: "I was really excited about the offer from North Carolina and obviously one of the best programs in the history of basketball. There’s been a ton of guys out of there that have succeeded at the next level and they always have a great coaching staff. We’re also most likely going to North Carolina for an official visit." (Stock Risers
Video: Brady Manek Commitment ReactionHubert Davis
and the Tar Heels dipped into the transfer portal for its second serving with the commitment of hybrid forward Brady Manek
on Friday. Manek will arrive in Chapel Hill with four years and 235 three pointers for the Oklahoma Sooners on his resume. Sherrell McMillan and Tommy Ashley of Inside Carolina break down the decision.
Hubert Davis Offers 2022 PF Isaac TraudtHubert Davis
offered a scholarship to Isaac Traudt
, the 6-foot-9, 205-pound junior forward, on Friday night. Traudt first appeared on UNC's radar in 2020, but without spring and summer evaluation periods former coach Roy Williams opted not to aggressively pursue. Since Davis took over, however, assistant Brad Frederick
has been in regular contact. (Inside Carolina
Creighton transfer Christian Bishop commits to Texas
Texas basketball coach Chris Beard continues to build his 2021-22 roster through the transfer portal, picking up another piece for his debut season on Friday with the addition of former Creighton forward Christian Bishop
. The 6-foot-7, 220-pound Bishop picked Texas over Kansas and North Carolina, posting a social media graphic to announce his decision. (247 Sports
Video: Brady Manek Oklahoma Highlights
New UNC basketball coach Hubert Davis
was looking to recruit a "stretch four" who could play in the post and also step out to shoot threes, and he landed a great one on Friday in Oklahoma transfer Brady Manek
. Manek, who will be a senior next season, made 235 career threes as a Sooner. Here are 8 of them in one game.
Oklahoma Transfer Brady Manek Commits To UNC
North Carolina has been searching this offseason for a stretch-four big man to help spread the offense for the 2021-22 Tar Heels. They found it in Oklahoma transfer Brady Manek
, who committed to UNC on Friday. Manek, a 6-foot-9 senior, averaged 10.8 points and 5.0 rebounds, shooting 37.5 percent on three-point attempts (Highlights
) last season. (Inside Carolina