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Yesterday, after thinking about it a couple of days, probably talking to both their parents and head coach Roy Williams, junior John Henson, winner of the ACC Defensive POY for two years in a row, sophomore Harrison Barnes, who came in third in scoring in the conference, and sophomore point guard, winner of the Bob Cousy Award for the best PG in the nation, all decided to forego their remaining years at North Carolina and enter the NBA Draft. Like it or not, all three made the right decision, as they did what they felt was the best decision for themselves.
There is a reason why I posted something for each of the players, and will add that the first two made All-ACC 1st team while Marshall was on the second squad, because we all want these young men to be the best they can be while at UNC but then think it’s wrong when they use those skills to move forward. The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill basketball program is among the top in the nation, and has been for a long time,...
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North Carolina underclassmen Harrison Barnes, John Henson and Kendall Marshall will enter the NBA draft, the school said Thursday.
The school didn't state whether the three planned to hire an agent in its release announcing the departures, though it appears the three are in the draft to stay.
''It's a great day for three youngsters who are taking another step toward...
The North Carolina Tar Heels put together a solid 2011-2012 season before falling to Kansas in the Elite Eight of the NCAA tournament. The Tar Heels won 32 games behind the play of sophomore forward Harrison Barnes and point guard Kendall Marshall and defensive presence of junior forward John Henson. It appears as if the [...]
The challenge and the lure of the NBA was too much to resist for North Carolina's Kendall Marshall, John Henson and Harrison Barnes, though longer-term thinking could have resulted in at least two of them earning more money down the road.The Tar Heels' trio announced their intention of entering the NBA draft Thursday, significantly depleting UNC's talent base and thrusting...
North Carolina underclassmen Harrison Barnes, John Henson and Kendall Marshall will enter the NBA draft.
The school announced their departures in a statement Thursday afternoon.
In the statement, coach Roy Williams says he is happy the three are pursuing their goals of playing in the NBA, but sad ''because I won't get to coach them again.''
Barnes, a 6-foot...
North Carolina potentially had five lottery picks on its roster this year, and with one already graduating, three more have declared early entry into the NBA draft.
Harrison Barnes, John Henson, and Kendall Marshall are expected to go in the late part of the lottery, with freshman James Michael McAdoo also a predicted lottery pick.
It would be interesting to see Stilman White start...
Harrison Barnes, John Henson and Kendall Marshall will leave North Carolina early for the NBA Draft.
UNC announced today in a press release that John Henson, Harrison Barnes, and Kendall Marshall are entering the 2012 NBA Draft. Below are a few quotes from the press release.
“It’s a great day for three youngsters who are taking another step toward their ultimate goal of playing professional basketball,” says head coach Roy Williams. “On a very small stage...
Harrison Barnes, Kendall Marshall and John Henson on Thursday did what many Americans in this country do every day. They made the decision to do what’s best for them and their family by entering their names in the NBA Draft. Of course if any of us resign from our job to take a better one, or move from one city to the next because its best for our family no one holds that against...
The University said Thursday that Harrison Barnes, John Henson and Kendall Marshall will enter the 2012 NBA draft.
The school didn’t state whether the three sophomores planned to hire agents or not, or if they already had, in its press release announcing the departures, though it appears they’re in the draft to stay.
On the same day, Marshall won….
the winner of the 2012...