Updated on 8/20/21. Written by Alan Lu.
College: North Carolina
Projected Draft Range: 2nd Round to Undrafted
Fairly good low post scorer
Excels at scoring on hustle plays
Adequate scorer off the dribble
Fairly good defender
Decent shot blocker
Above average athlete
Didn’t shoot the ball very well as a freshman
Needs to improve his face-up game
Needs to improve his playmaking skills
Can be too passive on offense
Not an elite shot blocker
Can have lapses defensively
Not an elite athlete
Armando Bacot is a strong, mobile big man that could project to be a rotational big man in the NBA. He can score in the post, and he also is a very good rebounder. He has the potential to excel as an interior defender, but he will need to improve his focus and defend better on a consistent basis. He also will need to improve his face-up game. He played well in his role at North Carolina as a sophomore, and he projects to be a second round prospect for the 2022 draft.
11/27/19 North Carolina vs. Alabama
2/8/20 North Carolina vs. Duke
12/1/20 North Carolina vs. Stanford
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1/26/21 North Carolina vs. Pittsburgh
2/6/21 North Carolina vs. Duke
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