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Marcus Paige scored 21 of his 23 points in the second half and James Michael McAdoo had 20 points, helping No. 18 North Carolina beat No. 11 Kentucky 82-77 on Saturday.

North Carolina Basketball: Not perfecta but a trifecta

North Carolina beats the third ranked OOC team in three chances The graphic is done by … Samuel Wilking … more of his work can be seen at …  Tar Heel Nation Since this game was the “White Out” at the Dean Dome, I like to make my own t-shirt for this UNC basketball team… we are not perfecta… but this one makes it a trifecta. Meaning with the 82 to 77 win over #11...

Character-driven Paige comes up clutch for Tar Heels, Williams

Send to KindleMarcus Paige is quality player.  He has character and class.  He is the type of leader North Carolina basketball coach Roy Williams needs to continue featuring even when P.J. Hairston and Leslie McDonald supposedly return. Hairston and McDonald both had eventful offseasons which have led to issues, ineligibility and NCAA indecision regarding a resolution, which no...

GIF: UNC's Marcus Paige throws sweet alley-oop to Brice Johnson

North Carolina pulled off its third big time win after defeating No. 11 Kentucky, 82-77 on Saturday. During the second half, sophomore PG Marcus Page, who is averaging nearly 19 points and 5 assists per game,  found Brice Johnson on a fast break for the huge alley-oop slam late in the second half.

No. 18 UNC gets bench boost from Johnson, Meeks

North Carolina coach Roy Williams is finding reliable production when he goes to his bench even though his team is shorthanded on the perimeter. Heading into Saturday's game against No. 11 Kentucky, the No. 18 Tar Heels are getting steady scoring and rebounding from reserves Brice Johnson and Kennedy Meeks. It's been a big reason why the Tar Heels have beaten a pair of top...

North Carolina Basketball: Taking on another Top 25 team

If UNC vs Duke is the biggest rivalry of the season when it comes to basketball, #18 North Carolina (6-2) against #11 Kentucky is a very close second. And that is exactly what will be featured today at the Dean Dome, with tip off at 5:15 p.m. EST (ESPN). Both programs have two losses in the early season, and who comes out of this match up on the wrong end, will have a third, something...

Marcus Paige Named ACC Player of the Week

For the second time this season, UNC guard Marcus Paige is the ACC Player of the Week. Via the ACC. Paige scored 21 of his game-high 23 points in the second half as the Tar Heels beat 11th ranked Kentucky, 82-77, on Saturday. The Marion, Iowa, native was 10-of-10 from the free throw line. He also had three steals, all of which came in the second half and led to UNC baskets. It was...

N Carolina cruises by Charleston Southern 100-49

Xylina McDaniel scored 15 points to lead a balanced attack that had five players score in double figures for No. 15 North Carolina in a 100-49 romp past Charleston Southern on Saturday. Three players have 14 points for the Tar Heels (8-2), Stephanie Mavunga, who had 11 rebounds, Alisha Gray and N'Dea Bryant, a career-high for the sophomore reserve. Diamond DeShields added 10...

Photos: Here Are The Shoes That The Tar Heels Will Be Wearing For White Out Game vs. Kentucky

We’ve already told you that tomorrow night’s monster matchup between the North Carolina Tar Heels and the Kentucky Wildcats will be a white out game in the Dean Dome — UNC is giving away 22,000 Jordan Brand t-shirts to the fans in attendance. It also appears that the Heels will be donning some special kicks for the game — the players have two options: Tar Heels wearing special...

UNC 82, UK 77

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. - Marcus Paige scored 21 of his 23 points in the second half and James Michael McAdoo had 20 points, helping No. 18 North Carolina beat No. 11 Kentucky 82-77 on Saturday.

Kentucky, UNC bring young talent to anticipated meeting

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. -- The first memory UNC sophomore guard Marcus Paige has of the Kentucky and North Carolina series was when he was 16, watching John Wall, DeMarcus Cousins and company take on a North Carolina team that was hardly full of big names (young versions of John Henson and Tyler Zeller being the exceptions). "I'm pretty aware of the history of the individual programs...

College Basketball Game Preview: Kentucky Wildcats at North Carolina Tar Heels

At first, the question for Kentucky’s trip to North Carolina on Saturday is: How did we get here?The Wildcats and the Tar Heels have four...

Nasty Alley Oop leads UNC past Kentucky

No team in the country has 3 better wins in college basketball than the North Carolina Tar Heels. There latest big time win came over Kentucky 82-77. The Heels also beat Louisville and Michigan State. The Tar Heels lead most of the 2nd half but Kentucky fought back until the Tar Heels sealed the win with a very nice alley oop. Brice Johnson threw down the monster dunk off the pass...

UNC 82 Kentucky 77

Let's start with two stats. UNC missed 19 free throws and got outrebounded by 12. In two of the Tar Heel losses this season those kind of numbers were trouble for this team. In those losses the margin of error was razor thin so coming up short on the boards and at the free throw line proved to be a bridge too far. That apparently isn't the case anymore as UNC got 23 points...
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