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Inside Carolina has confirmed that North Carolina has contacted ten players in the transfer portal as it looks to build out its roster for next season. Hubert Davis and his staff have likely spoken with other transfers, but IC has sourced and confirmed the ten on this list.

 

Replacing big man Armando Bacot has been the Tar Heels’ top priority since the portal opened on March 18. Of the ten transfers with confirmed UNC contact, six are post players. UNC is still awaiting stay-or-go decisions from RJ Davis and Harrison Ingram but has reached out to a handful of players who are viewed as insurance if the two Tar Heel stars opt to turn pro.

Two transfers with UNC contact have already committed elsewhere, while Stanford big man Maxime Raynaud opted to withdraw his name from the portal and re-commit to the Cardinal. Here are the ten transfers with confirmed contact with UNC this offseason:

Stojakovic is the latest transfer to have confirmed contact with UNC and is a candidate to visit Chapel Hill in the coming weeks. He has an extensive list of suitors, including Kentucky and Cal. The son of longtime NBA small forward Peja Stojakovic averaged 7.8 points, 3.4 rebounds and 0.9 assists as a freshman last season. He shot 40.9 percent from the field and 33.7 percent from three.

performer out of Tennessee. Aidoo confirmed with Inside Carolina on Monday that he had spoken with the UNC staff. A source close to Aidoo confirmed multiple UNC conversations, first with assistant coach Jeff Lebo, and then head coach Hubert Davis this week. More conversations are scheduled. Aidoo earned All-SEC Second Team and All-SEC Defense Team honors with the Vols this season. He averaged 11.4 points, 7.3 rebounds and 1.8 blocks per game and shot 51.5 percent from the field.

Omoruyi has ‘high’ interest in UNC and included the Tar Heels in his top 12 finalists. The 6-foot-11, 240-pound center averaged double-digit scoring in each of his final three seasons with the Scarlet Knights. He put up 10.4 points, 8.3 rebounds and 2.9 blocks per game (third-most in Division I) during the 2023-24 campaign. The 6-foot-11, 240-pound big man entered the portal as a grad transfer and is expected to take his time before making a decision.

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