Leaky Black

  • Pos SF
  • Height 6-9
  • Weight 205

Prospect Info

  • High School Cox Mill
  • City Concord, NC
  • Exp 2018 - ...

North Carolina Tar Heels

  • Jersey #1
  • Class
  • Age 25

As a Prospect

  • Class 2018
  • Committed 1/15/2016
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H.S. Scouting Report

H.S. Athletic Background

Made 98 starts in 122 games • One of five Tar Heels to amass 600 points, 500 rebounds, 200 assists, 100 steals and 50 blocks with James Worthy, George Lynch, David Noel and Danny Green • Assist/error ratio of 1.96 to 1 (284 assists/145 turnovers) • Career highs include 16 points at Miami on 1/5/21, 11 rebounds against UNC Asheville on 11/23/21, six offensive rebounds vs. Duke in the 2022 national semifinal and nine assists vs. Duke on 2/8/20 • Scored in double figures 12 times • Made multiple steals in 35 games • Five or more assists 17 times (UNC 15-2 in those games).

Played for coach Jody Barbee at Cox Mill High School in Concord as a senior • Played his first two seasons at Concord High School and his junior year at Montverde Academy • Played for coaches George Walker and Jason Stowe at Concord and Kevin Boyle at Montverde • Averaged 13.4 points, 5.7 rebounds, 3.2 assists and 3.2 steals and was the team’s defensive MVP in leading Cox Mill to the 2018 3-A state championship • Cox Mill went 29-3, was ranked No. 2 in the state and No. 21 in the nation • Earned first-team all-state, all-district and all-conference honors in 2018 • Played in the 2018 Carolina Classics All-Star Game and the East-West All-Star Game • 2017 Beach Ball Classic All-Tournament selection • Named a MaxPreps All-America as a sophomore • Teammate of Tar Heel freshman Coby White on Team CP3 in the Nike EYBL • Also played quarterback on his youth football team.

Born Rechon Malik Black on June 14, 1999, in Concord • Son of Chon and Carla Black • Given the nickname “Leaky” by his grandmother, due to his middle name, Malik • Graduated from UNC in May of 2022 with a degree in exercise and sport science in the sport administration program.

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