An official visit to Tennessee has significantly increased the school’s chances of landing a top offensive line recruit who is nearing his decision.

Antoni Ogumoro is just over two weeks away from announcing his college choice, with two more official visits on his schedule before the big reveal. However, following his visit to Tennessee this past weekend, he’s beginning to envision himself playing for the Vols.

The Class of 2025 offensive lineman from Elgin High School in Oklahoma continued his final round of visits this weekend by returning to Tennessee. He remarked that the Vols made a significant impact on him during his official visit to Knoxville. After being impressed by Tennessee during their first junior day on February 3, he left his most recent visit with the feeling that he could “most definitely” see himself playing for the Vols.

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. — Nearly six weeks after North Carolina’s basketball season concluded, the Tar Heels’ roster experienced a mix of returning players and departures of some key figures.

A year severely impacted by injuries resulted in a 20-13 finish for North Carolina, a two-game regression from the season prior. UNC played its last game in Columbia, S.C., where it lost to South Carolina in the Round of 32.

North Carolina struggled offensively, ranking 11th in the ACC in points per game and 12th in field goal percentage. The team was stout defensively, though, ranking sixth in points allowed and fifth in opposing field goal percentage.

As Courtney Banghart heads into her sixth year as head coach, her team retains most of its key rotation players from last season, but there’s also some reshuffling due to a few departures.

A record six players entered the transfer portal, the highest during Banghart’s tenure, reflecting the growing influence of the portal. Despite these losses, the team added one player from the transfer portal and will welcome three true freshmen for the upcoming season. This mix of returning players and new additions gives the team a blend of experience and fresh talent.

Kelly led UNC in scoring in each of the last three seasons. She was the No. 10 player in ESPN’s 2020 recruiting rankings. Kelly holds career averages of 15.4 points, 3.5 rebounds, three assists and 1.2 steals across 121 games.


Also gone from the backcourt is Paulina Paris, who spent two years with the Tar Heels before ultimately departing for Arizona through the transfer portal. A mid-season injury derailed Paris’ season, and she was limited to 15 games with eight starts. She averaged 5.9 points in those outings.

North Carolina has also lost four reserves from its frontcourt — Anya Poole (Clemson), Alexandra Zelaya (UNCW), Teonni Key (Kentucky) and RyLee Grays (Virginia).

Poole and Zelaya were members of Banghart’s first recruiting class in 2020. Poole was a full-time starter as a sophomore and junior before mostly coming off the bench last season as a senior. Zelaya played mostly a reserve role during her career, but she did see more playing time late in the 2023-24 season with UNC’s injury issues.

Key dealt with injuries for the majority of her North Carolina tenure. She missed the 2021-22 season, which would have been her true freshman season, due to a knee injury. In the last two seasons, Key played in 51 of UNC’s 66 games. She had stretches of productivity off the bench last season, though they mostly came in spurts.

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