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: ...
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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...
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February 29, 2016  |  Discuss

UNC G Marcus Paige Posts Meme Expressing His Confusion At Heels’ No. 2 AP Ranking

After Oklahoma lost to Iowa State last Monday, many people assumed that North Carolina would supplant the Sooners as the top-ranked team in the country. That happened in the Coaches’ Poll, but Associated Press voters left OU at No. 1 after they thrashed Baylor on Saturday. Shortly after the rankings were revealed today, North Carolina senior guard Marcus Paige posted a meme on...
Via College Spun
January 25, 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

Marcus Paige “Confident” He’ll Be Back For North Carolina’s Game vs. No. 2 Maryland

Marcus Paige has been out with a broken bone in his (non-shooting) right hand since early November, but North Carolina’s star point guard should be back on the court in a week.  That’s very good news for the Tar Heels, who are set to take on No. 2 Maryland at the Dean Dome in Chapel Hill, North Carolina one week from tonight.  Paige told reporters last night he’s “confident”...
Via College Spun
November 24, 2015  |  Discuss

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