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Armando Bacot

USA Basketball Notes

  • Gold Medal: 2018 FIBA Americas U18 Championship.
  • Took part in the 2018 USA Basketball Men's Junior National Team October minicamp.
  • Member of the 2018 USA Men’s U18 National Team that posted a 6-0 record and collected the 2018 FIBA Americas U18 Championship for Men gold medal in St. Catharines, Canada; averaged 7.8 ppg and 5.0 rpg. (USA U18 National Team Stats)
  • One of 24 players named to the 2018 USA Basketball Men’s Junior National Select Team that took part in the NCAA Next Generation Sunday at the 2018 NCAA Men’s Final Four.

High School Honors

  • 2018 All-Metro first team.
  • 2018 all-state first team.
  • 2018 VISAA League-Co Player of The Year and all-league first team.
  • 2018 Richmond Times Dispatch Player of the Year.
  • USA Today All-Virginia first team.
  • 2018 Max Preps All-America first team.

High School Notes

  • Played three varsity seasons for Trinity Episcopal School in Richmond, Virginia.
  • Boasts single-game career-highs of 47 points and 22 rebounds.
  • Started in 64 games and amassed 1,510 points, 759 rebounds, 145 assists and 215 blocked shots.
  • As a junior in 2017-18, started all 29 games played and averaged 24.5 ppg., 12.0 rpg., 3.5 apg. and 3.5 bpg. in leading his team to a 26-4 record and the state semifinals.
  • Led his team to the 2017 state championship and a
  • 35-1 record as a sophomore; started all 36 games and averaged 20.0 ppg., 11.0 rpg. and 3.5 bpg.
  • Plays in the summer for Team Takeover.

Personal Notes

  • Born in his hometown of Richmond, Virginia.
  • Son of Christie Lomax and Armando Bacot Sr.; has one brother, King (8), and two sisters, A'mari (19) and Azhane (18).
  • Is a member of his school’s headmaster’s list.
  • Uncle, Johann Lomax, served in the U.S. Army; grandfather, Louis Bacot, served in the U.S. Army and fought in the Vietnam War; Uncle, Danny Quarles, served in the U.S. Air Force.


  • Twitter: @iget_buckets35
  • Instagram: @bucketgetter_35
  • First played basketball: when he was 10.
  • Enjoys: spending  time with family, playing Fortnite, and listening to music. 
  • Top five movies: “The Sandlot,” ”Juice,” “Menace 2 Society,” “Boyz N the Hood” and “Above the Rim.”
  • Favorite player: Shaquille O’Neal.
  • Favorite class: IB sports science.
  • Most played song: “Backyard,” by Travis Scott.
  • Favorite pregame meal or snack: Southern Kitchen.
  • Inspired by: his mother.
  • International travels: Belize and Mexico in 2013.

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USA Basketball Statistics

2018 U18
6/0 73/ 12.2 19- 33 .576 0- 0 .--- 9- 11 .818 30/ 5.0 47/ 7.8 8 4 4 3

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