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Armando Bacot Commits to UNC

Armando Bacot has committed to North Carolina. The 2019 5-star center chose the Tar Heels over Duke, Georgia, Oklahoma State, and VCU. Bacot announced his decision via a video on Twitter on Thursday and becomes the second member of UNC's 2019 basketball recruiting class, joining point guard Jeremiah Francis. Read More...

Armando Bacot Explains His Tar Heel Choice

Five-star center Armando Bacot committed to UNC and Roy Williams on Thursday, citing the recruiting efforts of the Tar Heel staff. “What separated UNC from all of them was Coach [Roy] Williams and Hubert Davis. “I think I’ll have a great chance to win a national championship and also fulfill my dream of being a professional one day. My parents felt the most comfortable with UNC too.” (247 Sports)

Carolina in the Caribbean: Tar Heels set to begin exhibition tour in Bahamas

The 2018-19 North Carolina basketball team will make its public debut this weekend when it takes the court for a two-game exhibition tour in the Bahamas. The Tar Heels will play against local professionals, starting with the Bahamas All-Star team at 5:30 p.m. Friday before closing the trip with a 3 p.m. contest against Starsports Basketball on Saturday. (Fayetteville Observer)

Podcast: Instant Analysis - Armando Bacot Commitment

When news of a big commitment for North Carolina Basketball broke, Inside Carolina Podcast host Tommy Ashley made a quick call to resident basketball recruiting expert Sherrell McMillan to get instant analysis on the Tar Heels’ second pledge for the 2019 class. (Inside Carolina)

Armando Bacot Family Round Table On Why It's UNC

Armando Bacot's entire family sat down with Tar Heel Illustrated to discuss why the rising senior from Richmond, VA, chose to play for Roy Williams. Armando: "I would say (that I made my decision) at the end of July. Just based on as much as coach had come to see me. It really showed how much he believed in me. And he kept his promise of being the coach to see me the most." (Tar Heel Illustrated)

Tar Heels In The Bahamas

The UNC men's basketball team is in Nassau, Bahamas for a quick vacation and to play a pair of exhibition games. Friday's game was originally slated to air on YouTube, but was removed. As of this writing, it doesn't seem it will be available. UNC will take on the Bahamas All-Stars on Friday at 5:30 p.m. and will face StarSports Basketball on Saturday at 3 p.m. (Tar Heel Illustrated)

Jeremiah Robinson-Earl Cuts List To Five

6-8 power forward Jeremiah Robinson-Earl, ranked No. 18 in the 2019 class by the 247Sports Composite, is down to Arizona, Kansas, North Carolina, Notre Dame and Villanova, his AAU coach L.J. Goolsby confirmed. "Roy Williams is one of the most legendary coaches, so to play for him would be amazing,” Robinson-Earl told Eric Bossi of Rivals upon announcing his finalists. (Inside Carolina)

Re-ranking the 2014 basketball recruiting class

16. Justin Jackson (11) averaged 18.3 points, 4.7 rebounds and 2.8 assists as a junior for UNC’s 2017 national championship team before being drafted 15th overall last summer. He appeared in 68 games for the Kings, averaging 6.7 points and 2.8 rebounds. He struggled to find his shooting touch at times after shooting 37 percent from deep his last season as a Tar Heel. (NBC Sports)

Armando Bacot Begins Recruitment of Fellow Five-Stars

New UNC commit Armando Bacot wasted little time in beginning his recruitment of other high-level players in the 2019 class. A 6-foot-9 big man, Bacot told Evan Daniels of 247Sports that five-star point guard Cole Anthony will be a focus of his now that he has pledged to the Tar Heels. “My main goal is to just to get one of my good friends, Cole Anthony, on board,” Bacot said. (Inside Carolina)

Coby White among freshmen with biggest shoes to fill

UNC freshman Coby White will have the chance to take over the point guard position left vacant by the departure of Joel Berry. It's probably a reach to ask White to change his game overnight and become more of a playmaker than scorer, but if he can facilitate and make the appropriate play, Berry's shoes might not be too big to fill for the McDonald's All-American. (

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