UNC Basketball: Which Freshman Will Have Biggest Impact on Tar Heels in 2012?

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UNC Basketball: Which Freshman Will Have Biggest Impact on Tar Heels in 2012?
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There will be four new faces in Chapel Hill when the North Carolina Tar Heels open up their season on Nov. 10 against Gardner-Webb.

Filling the shoes of Tyler Zeller, Kendall Marshall, John Henson and Harrison Barnes is no small task. But it's a task Roy Williams' latest crop of 4-star recruits must be prepared to handle.

J.P. Tokoto, Brice Johnson, Joel James and Marcus Paige highlight the youth movement at UNC. Fortunately, there is experience in front of them to alleviate some of the pressure that comes with being a Tar Heel.

Though all four players will have welcome contributions, some will be counted on more than others. But which freshman will leave the biggest footprint on Carolina's 2012 season?

That's an excellent question, originally posed to me by fellow Tar Heel fan and Bleacher Report community member Cameron Gooding. This is the extended version of my answer.

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