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James McAdoo

Name: James McAdoo

Overall Rank: #4

Position (Rank): Power Forward (#2)

College: North Carolina

High School: Norfolk Christian (Virginia)

Height: 6’8

Weight: 216

Evaluation: McAdoo is the most fundamentally sound player in the class on both ends of the court. He has great technique and positions himself well on both offense and defense. His effort is never lagging and his rebounding and shot-blocking are outstanding. He finishes around the basket well and can make up for teammates’ mistakes. McAdoo has also developed a nice shot in both the mid-range game and from behind the arc. He also the floor well too and is a good finisher who will not be denied around the rim. However, McAdoo needs to get stronger more than anything else to elevate his game. Expect him to be a great player at North Carolina and to be an impact player even off the bench as a freshman.

Notes: Committed to UNC on November 10, 2010; Both parents, Ronnie and Janet, played professional basketball; Sister Kelsey played in college at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte; Uncle Bob played at UNC and in the NBA, currently an assistant coach for the Miami Heat

Awards: 2011 Virginia Gatorade Player of the Year, 2011 McDonald’s All-American, 2011 Jordan Brand Classic participant, 2011 Nike Hoop Summit participant, 2010 Virginia Gatorade Player of the Year

Stats: Senior year– 23.0 ppg, 8.7 rpg, 2.2 steals and 1.9 blocks

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