Posted January 25, 2013 on
CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (AP) - James Michael McAdoo is still learning how to be North Carolina's go-to guy, from facing high expectations as an NBA prospect to overcoming defenses aiming to frustrate him.
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P.J. Hairston came into North Carolina known as a shooter, but in a recent win over Georgia Tech Hairston had a monster jam. Last year Hairston also had two monster slams against Texas and Florida State.
Late in the second half Dexter Strickland came up with a steal and he and Hairston were on a 2 on 1 fast break. Strickland gave the ball up to Hairston, who threw down a monster...
Tianna Hawkins scored 25, Alyssa Thomas had 17 points and 10 rebounds, and 10th-ranked Maryland beat No. 11 North Carolina 85-59 Thursday night to end the Tar Heels' 11-game winning streak.
Thomas fell two assists short of her second career triple-double and Chloe Pavlech scored 18 for the Terrapins (16-3, 7-1 Atlantic Coast Conference). Maryland has won six straight since falling...
James Michael McAdoo is still learning how to be North Carolina's go-to guy, from facing high expectations as an NBA prospect to overcoming defenses aiming to frustrate him.
At times, he's been an athletic big man who beats defenders to the rim, flies into the paint to crash the boards and reliably knocks down a face-up jumper. At others, he looked tentative and content...
RALEIGH, N.C. – Despite its leading scorer sidelined early with foul trouble, North Carolina pulled within four points midway through the first half to quiet the PNC Arena crowd, if only for a moment. Then the Tar Heels fell apart.