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One of the favorites to win this year’s NCAA men’s basketball tournament was the University of North Carolina, which laid claim to being one of the best teams in all of college basketball with stars... [[ Read More ]]
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UNC point guard Kendall Marshall improving, Heels preparing without him

North Carolina Tar Heels Coach Roy Williams says Kendall Marshall’s status remains uncertain for the Midwest Regional semifinal against Ohio Friday night in St. Louis. He also added that the mean is practicing/preparing for the next round as if he wasn’t going to play. Marshall fractured his wrist last weekend in the win over Creighton, although he stayed in the game after suffering...

Marshall recovering from surgery

The father of North Carolina point guard Kendall Marshall said Monday on Twitter his son is recovering from surgery on his broken right wrist. Dennis Marshall tweeted Monday afternoon: "Coming off anesthesia... all Kendall keeps asking for is his teammates." He also tweeted: "Get ready to hang another banner" in the Tar Heels' arena. Dennis Marshall didn...

Injured Tar Heels guard gets cast off

The North Carolina Tar Heels apparently are one step closer to getting back a key player. Kendall Marshall, the Tar Heels' sophomore point guard, who underwent surgery Monday on his fractured right wrist, tweeted Wednesday morning, "Cast off." Doctors inserted a screw into Marshall's wrist during the procedure Monday. North Carolina coach Roy Williams is preparing...

Marshall Gets Removable Splint on Wrist

A two word tweet from Kendall Marshall around lunchtime set off a little buzz as to the possibility of the sophomore point guard getting on the floor for the Sweet Sixteen. “Cast off” According to Marshall’s father Dennis via Robbi Pickeral at ESPN.com the case on the sophomore point guard’s right wrist was removed in favor of a removable splint. North Carolina point guard...

Williams not expecting Marshall to play

Speaking to reporters at Thursday's media session in St. Louis, North Carolina coach Roy Williams all but ruled out point guard Kendall Marshall's participation just four days after having a screw inserted into his fractured scaphoid in his right wrist.

Marshall Unlikely To Play Against Ohio

Kendall Marshall may be the key to the Tar Heels' national title hopes.

North Carolina Basketball: UNC moves on to the Sweet Sixteen, but at a price

Yesterday’s game between UNC and Creighton had a lot of story lines before its tip off, but when top seed North Carolina (31-5 ~ 14-2 in the ACC) and No. 8 Creighton (29-6 ~ 14-4 MWC) had finished playing, with the Heels winning 87 to 73, the only story line that people wanted to know was one: how bad was Kendall Marshall fractured wrist? For head coach Roy Williams’ squad this...

A Sweet 16

A Sweet 16The Sweet 16 this year in the tournament is quite interesting. The UNC Tar Heels will most likely play without point guard Kendall Marshall on Friday. The Tar Heels are preparing for the worst after Marshall had surgery on his non-shooting hand for a fractured right wrist. Marshall averages 9.7 assists per game and his replacement would be backup freshman Stilman White...

Sweet weekend for Ohio

By now everyone knows it, and everyone not from the best state in the union (look it up) is most likely a bit sick of hearing about it. But the fact remains, a full one quarter of the Sweet Sixteen are Ohio teams! Some were expected to be here, some are not huge surprises. And some are #13 seeds that beat Michigan. Either way, it's all sweet. It's a damn shame that Cleveland...

Under Pressure

ST. LOUIS – In an effort to offset top-seeded North Carolina’s sizeable advantage in the frontcourt, 13th-seeded Ohio will rely on frantic ball pressure to capitalize on Kendall Marshall’s potential absence. The Tar Heels, however, believe they are prepared.

Previewing Ohio

The Tar Heels -- with or without Kendall Marshall -- will play in the NCAA Tournament's Sweet 16 against Ohio on Friday in St. Louis. The Bobcats are the first No. 13 seed to advance this far since 2006. Tip-off at the Edward Jones Dome is set for 7:47 p.m. (EST) and will be televised by TBS.

Game Notes: Ohio @ UNC

Ohio at UNC Date 3/23/2012 7:47:00 PMLocation Atlanta, Ga.Live StatsCheck At Gametime.TV CBS Team Stats Embed This Chart On Your WebsiteMatchup Simulation StatsThis game has been simulated 393 times.NC (2012) has won 293 times (74.6% of the time), won by > 20 pts 92 times (23.4% of the time)Ohio (2012) has won 100 times (25.4% of the time), won by > 20 pts 6 times ...
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