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Friday August 19th

Men's basketball



Junior forward Armando Bacot (5) shoots a free throw at the game against Virginia at the Smith Center in Chapel Hill on Jan. 8, 2022. UNC won 74-58.

Armando Bacot's career day leads UNC men's basketball to win over Virginia

After a close loss to Notre Dame Wednesday, Armando Bacot achieved two career highs and helped lift North Carolina to a win against Virginia Saturday. The junior forward ended the game with 29 points and 22 rebounds, notching the Tar Heels' first 20-20 statline since 2016. “That’s the best performance I’ve seen anybody against Virginia that I can remember,” head coach Hubert Davis said. "I’m very, very proud of Armando."

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