3 Observations From UNC's Blowout First-Round Win vs. Wagner

Tar Heels fans should be thrilled with the dominant victory
Armando Bacot had 20 points and 15 rebounds in UNC's win over Wagner
Armando Bacot had 20 points and 15 rebounds in UNC's win over Wagner / Jim Dedmon-USA TODAY Sports
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2. RJ Davis and Armando Bacot Are as Good as Any Duo in the Country

Depth certainly matters, but postseason games often come down to whichever team's best players are better than the other team's. Few programs can match the experience and star-power that Davis and Bacot bring, and that can propel the Tar Heels to the Final Four and beyond.

The ACC Player of the Year, Davis scored 22 points, his third straight contest with at least 22, with no turnovers while Bacot provided his usual dominance down low. These players are perfect complements to each other and give North Carolina a balance that will give them an edge over almost any opponent.

Bacot now has a double-double in four straight games, adding at least one steal and block in his last three as well. He could be in for another monster performance against Michigan State, as the Spartans rank 170th in defensive rebounding percentage (71.9%).

Michigan State doesn't have anyone capable of hanging with Bacot in the paint. If he takes control of Saturday's game like he did Thursday's, the Tar Heels will be onto the Sweet 16 in relatively easy fashion.

The Spartans are tough defensively and play at a snail's pace, so Davis' ability to control the tempo will be critical as well. North Carolina has perhaps the best one-two punch in the nation and they'll need to play like it.