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MARCUS PAIGE RUMORS & GOSSIP

Marcus Paige returns for 2014-15 more relaxed, confident

Marcus Paige hasn't been back home to Cedar Rapids, Iowa very much in the off-season. But when he has, people have been careful to not to mention the way the Tar Heels' last season ended -- an 85-83 loss to the No. 3 seed Iowa State in the third round of the Tournament. "One of my best friends goes (to Iowa State), and he still doesn't say too much to me about it...
Via Fox Sports Carolinas
July 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Marcus Paige is the best guard in the country

Mike DeCourcy ranked junior Marcus Paige as the best point guard in the country however Paige in my opinion is the best guard in the country whether it is at the one or two.  When North Carolina lost PJ Hairston for the 2013-2014 season Marcus Paige knew he had to be aggressive offensively.  North Carolina’s lack of perimeter scoring forced Paige to spend a lot of time playing...
Via SCACC Hoops
July 16, 2014  |  Discuss

North Carolina Point Guard Marcus Paige Trolls A Duke Fan On Twitter With Children’s Book Reference

There are not a lot of negatives to being a star collegiate athlete, but dealing with fans of opposing teams on Twitter is one of them. Marcus Paige was mocked by a Duke fan on Twitter earlier Thursday, and the North Carolina star point guard’s response to the troller is as good as it gets.  @marcuspaige5 I bet it is awesome…no class……EVER — Private (@Jasonwfan22) April...
Via College Spun
April 24, 2014  |  Discuss

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...
Via BlackSportsOnline
March 25, 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...
Via College Spun
March 24, 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...
Via isportsweb.com
February 06, 2014  |  Discuss

UNC basketball: What’s next for the Heels

Despite a few questionable losses early in the season, many college basketball fans were surprisingly impressed with the play of the Tar Heels. However, it seems as though now the feeling has switched to disappointment following the Tar Heels’ most recent performances. The Heels have lost three straight games and have sole possession of last place in the ACC, and the buzz around...
Via isportsweb.com
January 14, 2014  |  Discuss

UNC Basketball: projecting UNC’s starting lineup for the 2013-14 season

This is a tough one. After a down season last year by UNC standards, the Tar Heels are relatively deep heading into the 2013-2014 season. With that depth comes some difficult decisions that will have to be made when it comes to determining who the starters will be next season. There are a bunch of position battles going on as we speak, especially in the frontcourt. Point Guard: Marcus...
Via isportsweb.com
October 06, 2013  |  Discuss

UNC Basketball: How Will Nate Britt fit next season?

UNC was pretty short on point guards last season, that’s why the addition of four-star recruit Nate Britt will be a very welcomed addition to the UNC offense.  The loss of guard Dexter Strickland will mean that Britt will be expected to immediately play important minutes for the Tar Heels next season. Britt is a 6’1, 165 pound point guard out of Oak Hill Academy. Britt led Oak...
Via isportsweb.com
July 20, 2013  |  Discuss
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