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While a day or so ago I spoke about Kendall Marshall and his chances at the next level, in today’s post I will talk about the other former UNC sophomore headed into the NBA Draft: small forward Harrison Barnes. If I had to summarize the young man’s career at Chapel Hill in one sentence it would go something like… “great talent that just did not live up to all the hype around him”. As a freshman he came in as a pre-season All-American and while when it was all said and done in the first year under head coach Roy Williams he did become a good scorer he never came close to meeting that hefty goal that was laid on his shoulders. As a sophomore he scored 17.1 points per game but was never the star so many, both in the media and in the fan base, thought he could be while donning the carolina blue. Going into the National Basketball Association I am sure that the 6’8″/230 lbs forward has some of the scouts wondering if he will ever be able to achieve the expectations that so many had for ...
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