Marcus Paige speaks to UNC trustees about student-athletes

In a bit of a pushback against the ongoing media narrative concerning UNC's athletics and academics, several Tar Heel athletes along with athletic director Bubba Cunningham addressed the Board of Trustees regarding that subject on Thursday. One of the participating athletes was Tar Heel basketball player Marcus Paige. Video via the News and Observer Bubba Cunningham Marcus Paige...
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UNC’s Marcus Paige Announced He Will Return for His Junior Season

North Carolina star Marcus Paige announced via Twitter that he will forego the NBA draft this year and instead will be returning to school next year for his junior season, sort of. Time to move on and focus on improving this offseason. Next year has a chance to be special! — Marcus Paige (@marcuspaige5) March 25, 2014 Some are arguing that this was a generic tweet about UNC basketball...
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29 days ago  |  Discuss

UNC’s Marcus Paige Announces On Twitter That He’ll Return For His Junior Year

North Carolina sophomore guard Marcus Paige was easily one of the most improved players in all of college basketball this past season. Paige, who more than doubled his scoring average this season to 17.5 points per game, single-handedly kept the Tar Heels in numerous games, helping resurrect a team that struggled to play consistent basketball for the first half of the year. But unlike...
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March 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Marcus Paige’s Sister Posts Heartfelt Message About Her Brother After UNC’s Loss

The North Carolina Tar Heels, like many of their ACC colleagues, won’t be marching onto the Sweet 16 this season after falling to Iowa State in an absolutely incredible game Sunday afternoon. But it’s not for the lack of effort by sophomore guard Marcus Paige. Paige, who more than doubled his scoring average this past season, repeatedly put the team on his back during a year...
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March 24, 2014  |  Discuss

North Carolina Basketball: UNC vs Providence

The Road to the Final Four begins tonight for UNC The graphic is done by … Samuel Wilking … more of his work can be seen at …  Tar Heel Nation For Carolina it’s time to put away the ups and downs of the regular season. For the Tar Heels it is the moment to forget the early exit from the post season conference tournament. It is now time to focus on what is the true “survive...
March 21, 2014  |  Discuss

North Carolina's Marcus Paige looks toward possible NCAA showdown vs. ISU

The bracket had barely hit the television screen Sunday evening when Marcus Paige’s cellphone lit up. Immediately, his buddies did something coaches preach against: They looked ahead to a potential Sunday game between North Carolina, Paige’s team, and Iowa State in the third round of the NCAA Tournament’s East Regional in San Antonio, Texas. “Half my high school (is) Iowa...
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March 19, 2014  |  Discuss

UNC Basketball: Tar Heels awarded postseason honors

UNC Basketball: Tar Heels awarded postseason honorsUNC’s James Michael McAdoo (43) drives past N.C. State’s Ralston Turner (22) and Anthony “Cat” Barber (2) in the first half. (Photo credit: Ethan Hyman/News & Observer) UNC basketball sophomore guard Marcus Paige and junior forward James Michael McAdoo have earned postseason honors as members of either All-ACC teams or...
March 11, 2014  |  Discuss

North Carolina Basketball: The Irish before the Devils

North Carolina Basketball: The Irish before the DevilsIt’s a rematch that both programs need for much different reasons It seemed like just a few days ago we were all waiting for the college basketball season to start. The reality is that in less than a week the regular season will be over and we will be waiting for where the Selection committee seeds the Heels. But before all...
March 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Marcus Paige hits Game Winner, and scores 31 in 2nd half

Marcus Paige is the best 2nd half player in the country. That was once again on display in North Carolina’s one point overtime victory over NC State. Paige scored 35 points in the game but the most important of those points came with time close to expiring in overtime. After a TJ Warren free throw to give NC State a 1 point lead, Paige had 7 seconds to do his magic. He took...
February 28, 2014  |  Discuss

UNC basketball: Tar Heels caught streaking

After a 1-4 start to conference play and sole possession of last place, the North Carolina Tar Heels’ men’s basketball team currently holds a four-game winning streak and are right back in the thick of things in the ACC. So the headline may have been deceiving. You may have been expecting a much more entertaining article involving players actually streaking Will Ferrell style...
February 06, 2014  |  Discuss

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