Armando Bacot headlines first-team All-ACC selections
North Carolina forward Armando Bacot was honored as a first team All-ACC selection on Monday morning.
Bacot also finished in second place in ACC Player of the Year voting. Wake Forest’s Alondes Williams took home that honor in a close race.
Bacot is joined on the first team by Williams, Duke’s Paolo Banchero, Miami’s Kameron McGusty and Syracuse’s Buddy Boeheim. Ironically, Bacot received more total votes for first-team All-ACC than Williams did.
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Bacot averaged 16.6 points and 12.5 rebounds per game this season. He’s already totaled 23 double-doubles this year and is closing in on North Carolina’s single-season record for rebounds.
He was the only North Carolina player to be named to one of the three All-ACC teams. Both Brady Manek and Caleb Love were named All-ACC honorable mention.
North Carolina will play in the quarterfinals of the ACC Tournament on Thursday. Its likely opponent will be Virginia. UNC handily beat the Cavaliers in Chapel Hill back in January.
Tipoff is at 9:30 p.m. ET on Thursday.