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North Carolina says freshman P.J. Hairston is questionable for the fifth-ranked Tar Heels' trip to No. 1 Kentucky with a wrist injury.
Hairston hurt his left wrist when he tried to brace his fall during the second half of Wednesday night's 60-57 win against No. 9 Wisconsin. Hairston left for the locker room with about 12 minutes left.
The school said Thursday evening that Hairston has a sprained wrist and bone contusion.
Earlier in the day, Hairston tweeted that he wouldn't play against the Wildcats, adding ''I'll be back ripping the net soon.''
The 6-foot-5 reserve is averaging 8.3 points off the bench and shooting 45 percent from 3-point range, best among the team's regulars.
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CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (AP) -- North Carolina says freshman P.J. Hairston is questionable for the fifth-ranked Tar Heels' trip to No. 1 Kentucky with a wrist injury.
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John Henson and Tyler Zeller complement each other perfectly, bringing different styles to North Carolina's interior defense.
Wisconsin had made things difficult on defenses by stretching them thin and then knocking down crushing 3-pointers. The ninth-ranked Badgers just couldn't do the same against North Carolina.
It wasn't pretty. But when No. 5 North Carolina needed him most, Harrison Barnes provided the spark, says Ben Glicksman, leading the Tar Heels to a 60-57 win over No. 9 Wisconsin.
Harrison Barnes scored 10 of his 20 points during the decisive second-half surge to help No. 5 North Carolina rally past No. 9 Wisconsin 60-57 on Wednesday night.
Harrison Barnes scored 10 of his 20 points during the decisive second-half surge to help No. 5 North Carolina beat No. 9 Wisconsin on Wednesday night.
CHAPEL HILL, N.C. -- Action photos of the Tar Heels' 60-57 victory over the Badgers.
Ten years ago, this game would have been considered a silver lining. Those are long gone for a program that has established a tradition of No.9 Wisconsin. Despite holding the Tar Heels' offense at bay, the Badgers could hit the vital shot or stop the key run, dropping a 60-57 decision at No.5 North Carolina.