MARCUS PAIGE RUMORS & GOSSIP

Video: Watch All 299 3-Pointers Marcus Paige Hit During His North Carolina Career

Marcus Paige had a very interesting North Carolina career. The 6-foot-1 guard was one of the ACC’s best players as a sophomore, when he averaged 17.5 points per game and hit just under 39-percent of his three pointers, but he never quite rebounded to that form due to injury and inconsistency. Paige had a knack for hitting big shots, however, and almost hit one of the biggest in...
Via College Spun
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Marcus Paige Thanks Roy Williams, North Carolina On Twitter

Marcus Paige was just seconds from being a hero and North Carolina legend when he hit an unbelievable game-tying three with seven seconds left in the national championship against Villanova. Of course, Kris Jenkins’ subsequent game-winner turned Paige into a footnote, rather than hero, but UNC fans will always appreciate what the senior guard did in four years at Chapel Hill....
Via College Spun
April 05, 2016  |  Discuss

Marcus Paige’s Crazy Shot Evokes Memories Of Patriots-Seahawks Super Bowl

Marcus Paige walked a mile in Jermaine Kearse’s shoes Monday night. Paige hit an awkward, twisting, off-balance 3-pointer with 4.7 seconds remaining in the NCAA championship game to pull North Carolina even with Villanova 74-74. It was a miraculous shot by the UNC guard, but it’ll be forgotten by many because Kris Jenkins subsequently lifted ‘Nova to victory with a buzzer-beater...
Via NESN.com
April 05, 2016  |  Discuss

Kris Jenkins’ Miraculous Buzzer-Beater Highlights Incredible Finish To Villanova-UNC

It’s time to party like it’s 1985, Villanova Wildcats fans. The Wildcats won their second men’s basketball national championship Monday night with a 77-74 win over the North Carolina Tar Heels, but that only came after an incredible ending you need to see to believe. Villanova, the No. 2 seed in the South Region, had just lost all the momentum after a Marcus Paige 3-pointer...
Via NESN.com
April 04, 2016  |  Discuss

Villanova wins championship on buzzer beater

Kris Jenkins gave us one of the best and most memorable shots in college basketball history when he buried a 3-pointer at the buzzer to give Villanova the national championship over North Carolina. Right after Marcus Paige had made an improbable three to tie the game at 74, Jenkins went up the court and nailed a buzzer-beater for one of the best championship game endings ever: ...
Via Larry Brown Sports
April 04, 2016  |  Discuss

Marcus Paige delivers rivoting speech after UNC's win

No. 8 UNC held off Syracuse 75-70 on Senior Night at the Dean Dome in Chapel Hill Monday. After the win, several Tar Heel seniors addressed the crowd but it was guard Marcus Paige who brought down the house with a tremendously heartfelt speech. An emotional Paige thanked his family, the fans, his teammates and coaches in what was a heck of a send-off. Paige also told fans that he...
Via College Spun
February 29, 2016  |  Discuss

Marcus Paige has priceless reaction to the Duke loss

North Carolina’s college basketball rivalry against Duke runs deep through the heart of Chapel Hill.  With the rich history, each team takes pleasure in the other’s misfortune on the court. So when UNC senior guard Marcus Paige was informed by a reporter that Duke lost Utah Saturday afternoon, his reaction made perfect sense, and USA Today’s Nicole Auerbach was on the scene...
Via College Spun
December 19, 2015  |  Discuss
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