I’ll be making a player profile of each Tar Heel leading up to the season, beginning with the starters then the other players on the team.
Marcus Paige comes into his sophomore season with some lofty expectations. Of course who wouldn’t expect some improvement from the guard? By the end of last season, Paige looked much more comfortable running the offense and became an even more effective scorer.
I guess you could say his confidence finally settled those freshman nerves.
Marcus Paige celebrating after a play (Photo credit: Bernard Thomas per The Herald-Sun)
Paige was averaging about 29.2 minutes per game last season. During his time on the floor his averages were as follows: 8.2 points, 2.7 boards, 4.6 assists, and 2.7 turnovers per game. His shooting percentage from the field was 35.6 % with his three point percentage as 34.4%. Overall, his freshman year was probably where it should have been without the guidance of Kendall Marshall, who pursued the NBA.
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