P.J. HAIRSTON RUMORS

P.J. Hairston Still A Part Of North Carolina Basketball Family, Playing Pickup With Tar Heels In Chapel Hill Today

P.J. Hairston was dismissed from the North Carolina basketball program in 2013 following a a high-profile investigation that placed the shooting guard’s eligibility at risk.  The 6-foot-5 sharpshooter apparently still remains a part of the Tar Heels’ basketball family, though.  Hairston was selected by the Charlotte Hornets in the first round of last week’s NBA Draft, allowing...
Via College Spun
July 02, 2014  |  Discuss

North Carolina Basketball: In the end it’s on Hairston

My take on the P.J. Hairston saga The months long story, or should we call it saga, that was the P.J. Hairston debacle is over. The University of North Carolina has announced the junior shooting guard will no longer be a Tar Heel. Hairston’s parents are not pleased by the decision and the fan base seems somewhat divided on how all of this has ended. There are so many things that...
Via isportsweb.com
December 20, 2013  |  Discuss

End Of P.J. Hairston's North Carolina Career Is Sad, But Reality

P.J Hairston will never play for North Carolina again.  For a recap of Hairston's trangressions, the short-short version is that Hairston was pinched three times during this past summer which triggered an investigation of improper benefits he may have received ... namely the use of a high-end SUV.  The school indefinitely suspended him pending a joint investigation between the...
Via Sportz Assassin
December 20, 2013  |  Discuss

North Carolina Basketball: Hairston is done at UNC

It took a third of the season, but Hairston’s fate is finally known On Wednesday afternoon North Carolina received words from the NCAA that senior guard Leslie McDonald would be eligible for its game against Texas. For all Tar Heels fans this was good news and gave hope that P.J. Hairston’s saga would also be coming to an end. It did, today, unfortunately not with the same positive...
Via isportsweb.com
December 20, 2013  |  Discuss

Williams, UNC look to move forward without Hairston

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. -- The University of North Carolina announced today that it will not seek apply for the reinstatement of junior guard P.J. Hairston, who has missed the first 10 games this season because of NCAA eligibility concerns. UNC head coach Roy Williams couldn't help but get emotional when talking about Hairston, the player he suspended indefinitely in late July before earning...
Via Fox Sports Carolinas
December 20, 2013  |  Discuss

UNC announces that P.J. Hairston will not play for team again

Well, the wait is finally over for Tar Heels fans, but the news isn’t good: suspended guard P.J. Hairston’s basketball career at North Carolina is officially over. The junior has missed 10 games this season awaiting an NCAA decision on his eligibility following several incidents with rental cars this offseason, and school officials announced today that they would not be applying...
Via College Spun
December 20, 2013  |  Discuss

Duke Fan Grabs P.J. Hairston Sign From North Carolina Fan’s Hands, Chucks It From Stands (GIF)

Duke’s 85-66 blowout of Gardner-Webb on Monday night had a vibe similar to that of the vaunted Duke-North Carolina rivalry, but it had less to do with the play and more to do with the UNC fans who found their way into Cameron Indoor Stadium for some fun. As the Blue Devils dismissed the Runnin’ Bulldogs, a couple of North Carolina fans rose up in the stands with “Free P.J.”...
Via NESN.com
December 17, 2013  |  Discuss

WATCH: Duke fan rips UNC fan's 'Free PJ' sign

Not sure what “Free PJ” means? Join the crowd. Big college basketball fans know the sign is in reference to UNC basketball player…
Via Busted Coverage
December 17, 2013  |  Discuss

North Carolina Basketball: Henson says how he feels

With all the universities under the NCAA, someone could spell this out for the people In Indianapolis! Most know of the old saying that goes “a picture says a thousand words”. In most instances that could very well be the case, but when it comes to the picture, shown below, of former North Carolina power forward John Henson, a picture says just one word… …and for most of...
Via isportsweb.com
December 12, 2013  |  Discuss

North Carolina Basketball: The program deserve to know

Is SEC Football more powerful than the NCAA itself? A post on Facebook made me think about the situation that is ongoing between the NCAA and the two North Carolina guards, P.J. Hairston and Leslie McDonald. You can’t say if UNC was in the SEC this situation would be over and done. But that is not the problem, the problem is we don’t know when a resolution will come out. Why...
Via isportsweb.com
November 23, 2013  |  Discuss
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