The North Carolina Tar Heels suspended leading scorer P.J. Hairston Sunday night, just hours after North Carolina state police pulled him over for driving 93 miles per hour in a 65 mile limit zone.
The junior guard and McDonald’s All-American will receive an indefinite suspension according to a short statement released by the school.
The isn’t the first time P.J. Hairston has gotten into trouble this offseason. There were two citations against Hairston within a month’s time while driving a rental vehicle linked to a convicted felon. One set of charges were dropped. P.J. Hairston averaged 14.6 points in 34 games as a sophomore last season and is expected to be a centerpiece of the plan Roy Williams has in place this winter. That is, should he get himself together off-the-court.
Tonight, Hairston was cited for speeding and careless and reckless driving. He faces an Aug. 30 court date in Rowan County, N.C.
P.J. Hairston was previously cited for speeding in a Chevy Camaro on May 13th i...