Richmond native leads UNC to Final Four
PHILADELPHIA (WWBT) - Armando Bacot, a standout basketball star from the heart of Richmond, heads to the Final Four with the University of North Carolina Tar Heels after a dominant victory in the Elite Eight.
On Sunday, UNC defeated St. Peter’s 69-49 in the East Region final, spoiling the Peacocks’ big Cinderella run.
Bacot, a 2019 Trinity Episcopal graduate, put up 20 points and 22 rebounds over 15-seed St. Peters, leading the Tar Heels to their record-breaking 21st Final Four.
Bacot and the rest of the team are set to tip off against Duke next Saturday, April 2 at 8:49 p.m. in New Orleans.
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