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North Carolina’s Success in the hands of Marcus Paige

23.5 percent. That is the current three point percentage of no. 2 North Carolina in conference play. Coming into the season, all questions pointed to the outside shooting ability of the Heels, and early on in the season those questions seemed to be answered as 4 guys were shooting near 40% from behind the arc. Since ACC play began though, those numbers have quickly declined....
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North Carolina’s loss underlines big flaw: they can’t shoot ‘worth a frankity-frank’

LOUISVILLE, Ky. – Perhaps it was a question Roy Williams has grown tired of answering. Maybe he was just generally frustrated after watching all the missed shots and seeing a 12-game winning streak snapped. The North Carolina coach reacted as if someone just spit into his drink. The No.2-ranked Tar Heels’ 71-65 loss to No. 19 Louisville wasn’t unexpected. They were underdogs...
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5 days ago  |  Discuss

Video: Louisville 7-Footer Anas Mahmoud Throws Behind-The-Back Pass Through Marcus Paige’s Legs For Assist

It’s not every day that you see a lanky seven-footer throw a perfect behind-the-back pass through a star point guard’s legs in transition for a layup, but Anas Mahmoud is out here defying expectations today. The Louisville center delivered a perfect pass, nutmegging North Carolina’s Marcus Paige for a perfect assist to Damion Lee. Anas he didn’t
Via College Spun
6 days ago  |  Discuss

No. 2 UNC rolls to 12th straight win, 89-62 over BC

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (AP) No. 2 North Carolina kept taking the ball from Boston College. Marcus Paige finally saw it go through the net. The Tar Heels won their 12th straight game, forcing a season-best 23 turnovers in an 89-62 victory over the Eagles on Saturday. Paige had 12 points in his highest-scoring game in three weeks, hitting three 3-pointers after making just one in his...
Via Associated Press
8 days ago  |  Discuss

North Carolina's New Reality Without Future Lottery Picks

After getting off to an inconsistent start to the season following an injury to star PG Marcus Paige, North Carolina is starting to look like the team people expected them to be when they were picked No. 1 in the preseason polls. The Tar Heels have an 18-2 record and a 7-0 mark in ACC play and they haven't lost a game in well over a month. In a year where there aren't any great teams...
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11 days ago  |  Discuss

Marcus Paige posts meme about confusion with UNC’s ranking

North Carolina point guard Marcus Paige tweeted a meme that seems to be expressing confusion over the Tar Heels’ being placed at No. 2 behind Oklahoma in the latest AP Poll despite UNC getting the top spot in the Coaches’ Poll. — Marcus Paige (@marcuspaige5) January 25, 2016 It’s easy to see why Paige would be confused. Oklahoma lost to Iowa...
Via Campus Sports Net
13 days ago  |  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
13 days ago  |  Discuss

UNC’s Marcus Paige Had Best Reaction Following Duke’s Loss

There’s no rivalry quite like the rivalry between the North Carolina Tar Heels and Duke Blue Devils in college basketball. The rivalry goes so deep, it’s only normal that each team takes pleasure in the other’s misfortune on the court. Today was one of those days the Tar Heels were able to poke some fun to their counterpart Devils, since Duke lost to unranked Utah. UNC’s...
Via Gamedayr
December 19, 2015  |  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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