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UNC Gets First Commitment From Class of 2016

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It's a College Football Eve miracle!

UNC got a much needed basketball commitment on Wednesday night when Tony Bradley, Jr., a 6-10, 230 lb center out of Bartow Senior HS in Bartow, FL announced via Twitter he was committing the North Carolina to play basketball.

Bradley is ranked between 26-31 by ESPN, 247Sports, Yahoo! Rivals and Scout.

There is really no overstating how important this commitment is for the 2016 class. UNC recruiting has been stuck in a prolonged funk with Kentucky and Duke sucking the proverbial oxygen out of the room. The shift in dynamics and the NCAA cloud has kept the recruits away. Bradley's commitment is a breakthrough of sorts and could open the door for other recruits to take the plunge.

Let's check in on Roy Williams right now.

Roy Happy

Inside Carolina has more on Bradley's commitment here.