MARCUS PAIGE NEWS

Johnson's 18 points help No. 24 North Carolina beat No. 12 Ohio State

Brice Johnson had 18 points on 8-for-10 shooting and nine rebounds, and No. 24 North Carolina used its stout defense to hold off No. 12 Ohio State for an 82-74 victory Saturday. Marcus Paige added 16 points for the Tar Heels (8-3), and Kennedy Meeks finished with eight points, 13 rebounds and two blocked shots. Meeks and Johnson led North Carolina to a 53-40 rebounding advantage...
Via AP on Fox
10 hours ago  |  Discuss

Johnson's 18 points help No. 24 North Carolina beat No. 12 Ohio St

  Brice Johnson had 18 points on 8-for-10 shooting and nine rebounds, and No. 24 North Carolina used its stout defense to hold off No. 12 Ohio State for an 82-74 victory Saturday. Marcus Paige added 16 points for the Tar Heels (8-3), and Kennedy Meeks finished with eight points, 13 rebounds and two blocked shots. Meeks and Johnson led North Carolina to a 53-40 rebounding advantage...
Via AP on Fox
10 hours ago  |  Discuss

Buckeyes downed by Tar Heels 82-74

CHICAGO (AP) -- Brice Johnson had 18 points on 8-for-10 shooting and nine rebounds, and No. 24 North Carolina used its stout defense to hold off No. 12 Ohio State for an 82-74 victory Saturday. Marcus Paige added 16 points for the Tar Heels (8-3), and Kennedy Meeks finished with eight points, 13 rebounds and two blocked shots. Meeks and Johnson led North Carolina to a 53-40 rebounding...
Via AP on Fox
10 hours ago  |  Discuss

Buckeyes downed by Tar Heels 82-74

CHICAGO (AP) -- Brice Johnson had 18 points on 8-for-10 shooting and nine rebounds, and No. 24 North Carolina used its stout defense to hold off No. 12 Ohio State for an 82-74 victory Saturday. Marcus Paige added 16 points for the Tar Heels (8-3), and Kennedy Meeks finished with eight points, 13 rebounds and two blocked shots. Meeks and Johnson led North Carolina to a 53-40 rebounding...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
10 hours ago  |  Discuss

Game Notes: Ohio State @ UNC

Ohio State at UNC  12/20/2014 1:00:00 PM |  TV:CBS | LIVE STATSNCAAGameSim.com Simulation Stats This game has been simulated 61 times. NC (2015) has won 37 times (60.7% of the time), won by > 20 pts 9 times (14.8% of the time) Ohio State (2015) has won 24 times (39.3% of the time), won by > 20 pts 3 times (4.9% of the time) The average score is NC (2015): 75.2 - Ohio State...
Via SCACC Hoops
19 hours ago  |  Discuss

MBB Pregame Glance: CBS Sports Classic vs. North Carolina

 #24 North Carolina vs #12 Ohio State — United Center Saturday 1:00 PM ET Fresh off a waxing of the North Carolina A&T Aggies, the Buckeyes make their way to Chicago today as they get set to take on Roy Williams and the North Carolina Tar Heels on Saturday, as part of the 2014 CBS Sports Classic. Ohio State has signed a three year contract with CBS to be part of their...
Via Buckeye Battle Cry
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Game Notes: UNC @ UNC Greensboro

UNC at UNC Greensboro  12/16/2014 7:00:00 PM |  TV:ESPN2 | LIVE STATSNCAAGameSim.com Simulation Stats This game has been simulated 61 times. UNC Greensboro (2015) has won 1 times (1.6% of the time), won by > 20 pts 0 times (0.0% of the time) NC (2015) has won 60 times (98.4% of the time), won by > 20 pts 35 times (57.4% of the time) The average score is UNC Greensboro...
Via SCACC Hoops
4 days ago  |  Discuss

UNC’s Brice Johnson Throws Down Huge Dunk Off Marcus Paige Inbounds Pass

Although they didn’t get the type of results that they would have hoped for Saturday against Kentucky, North Carolina showed that they have almost as much size/athleticism as the top team in the country. Watch as Brice Johnson throws down after catching an oop during the first-half from Marcus Paige. [Vine] The post UNC’s Brice Johnson Throws Down Huge Dunk Off Marcus Paige Inbounds...
Via Diehardsport
6 days ago  |  Discuss

UNC basketball: Observations from loss to Kentucky

North Carolina took on top ranked Kentucky on Saturday, and while the Wildcats cruised to a double digit win, the Tar Heels did make the game at least semi-interesting halfway through second half. Kentucky is going to serve as a measuring stick for every other team in the country this season, so let’s take a look at some lessons learned. The Heels Can’t Score in the Halfcourt...
Via isportsweb.com
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Can Anybody Beat Kentucky? Tar Heels About to Give it a Shot

The Kentucky Wild Cats during the early portion of the college basketball season looks unbeatable. They put on a show during the Tip-Off special against Kansas, a game in which they won by over 30. They also beat Texas in the Big 12/SEC challenge in a game where they coasted for most of the second half. The question in the early stages of the season was “could Kentucky beat the...
Via Universal Takeover Sports Network
8 days ago  |  Discuss

UNC basketball: Areas for Improvement

With the Tar Heels sitting at a disappointing 5-2, let’s take a look at some areas they can improve on. 3-point Shooting There are 311 D-1 basketball programs in the nation and North Carolina currently ranks 296th in 3-point field goal percentage with a sizzling 28.8%. This number represents an average, so some players are shooting even worse. Justin Jackson and J.P. Tokoto are...
Via isportsweb.com
13 days ago  |  Discuss

How is UNC All-American Marcus Paige attacking opposing defenses?

Back in late April, Roy Williams sat in a golf cart in Greensboro, Ga., distracted by a disappointing round and incoming tee shots on a hole surrounded by Lake Oconee. Far from a basketball court or the stacked field his North Carolina team would eventually encounter in Nassau this past week, Williams's hoops interest nonetheless sparked when the name Marcus Paige came up in an interview...
Via Fox Sports Carolinas
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Florida falls to UNC, finishes 6th in Battle 4 Atlantis

PARADISE ISLAND, Bahamas (AP) -- Kennedy Meeks scored 18 points and tied a career high with 13 rebounds, Marcus Paige added 16 points and No. 5 North Carolina built a big early lead and beat No. 18 Florida 75-64 in the fifth-place game at the Battle 4 Atlantis on Friday night. Justin Jackson had 12 points for the Tar Heels (5-1), who scored the first 12 points. J.P. Tokoto and Brice...
Via AP on Fox
22 days ago  |  Discuss

No. 5 Carolina tops No. 18 Florida, 75-64

PARADISE ISLAND, Bahamas (AP) Kennedy Meeks scored 18 points and tied a career high with 13 rebounds, Marcus Paige added 16 points and No. 5 North Carolina built a big early lead and beat No. 18 Florida 75-64 in the fifth-place game at the Battle 4 Atlantis on Friday night. Justin Jackson had 12 points for the Tar Heels (5-1), who scored the first 12 points. J.P. Tokoto and Brice...
Via AP on Fox
22 days ago  |  Discuss

No. 5 Carolina rolls past No. 22 UCLA, 78-56

PARADISE ISLAND, Bahamas (AP) Marcus Paige scored 21 points and handed out five assists, Justin Jackson scored 12 points and No. 5 North Carolina had little trouble on the way to beating No. 22 UCLA 78-56 on Thursday night in the consolation round of the Battle 4 Atlantis. Isaiah Hicks and J.P. Tokoto each scored 10 points for the Tar Heels (4-1), who closed the first half on a...
Via AP on Fox
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Butler-North Carolina Preview

North Carolina often faltered when Marcus Paige wasn't at his best in 2013-14, but the Tar Heels are showing much better balance this season. No. 5 North Carolina looks to continue its well-rounded attack Wednesday against Butler in a Battle 4 Atlantis first-round matchup in the Bahamas. Paige finished fourth in the ACC last season with 17.5 points per game and shot 46.7 percent...
Via AP on Fox
26 days ago  |  Discuss

UNC basketball: The rise of Marcus Paige

Coach Roy Williams stopped practice several times just to send a simple message to his players: Marcus Paige “is our best player, and don’t forget that”. I just wish Roy had stopped practice last season to deliver that message as a few players would have done well to take note- looking at you McAdoo. Let’s breakdown everyone’s favorite Tar Heel and decide what’s in store...
Via isportsweb.com
November 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Robert Morris-North Carolina Preview

On a positive note, North Carolina showed some balance in its season-opening win. But with a preseason All-American on the roster, that tends to mean the star didn't have quite the game one might have expected. The sixth-ranked Tar Heels will get back at it Sunday night as Robert Morris visits Chapel Hill in opening-round play of the Battle 4 Atlantis, and they might be looking to...
Via AP on Fox
November 15, 2014  |  Discuss

UNC’s Marcus Paige Receives Most AP All-American 1st Team Votes

College basketball is back. So you know what that means. It’s time for the so called ‘experts’ to make their preseason projections. Today, the Associated Press revealed their All-American first team. Marcus Paige (North Carolina), Fred VanVleet (Wichita State), Frank Kiminsky (Wisconsin), Montrezl Harrell (Louisville) and Jahlil Okafor (Duke) headline the team. Paige was the...
Via BlackSportsOnline
November 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Associated Press Announces Preseason All-American Basketball Team, Includes Duke Freshman Jahlil Okafor

The Associated Press has announced its preseason All-American squad for the 2014-15 basketball season. It features four players who are established stars, along with one who has yet to play a collegiate game. Duke forward Jahlil Okafor became the third freshman to ever be named to the AP’s preseason All-American team. The rest of the squad is rounded out by North Carolina guard...
Via College Spun
November 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Paige, Harrell, Okafor head AP preseason team

Duke's Jahlil Okafor has become the third freshman in five years to be named to The Associated Press' preseason All-American team. The rest of the team, announced Monday, has a bit more experience: North Carolina junior point guard Marcus Paige, Wisconsin senior forward Frank Kaminsky, Louisville junior forward Montrezl Harrell and Wichita State junior point guard Fred VanVleet....
Via AP on Fox
November 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Duke picked ACC preseason favorite; Paige, Okafor claim honors

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (theACC.com)– Duke will enter the 2014-15 season as the Atlantic Coast Conference favorite, according to a vote of media in attendance at the league’s annual “Operation Basketball.” The Blue Devils, who return guards Quinn Cook and Rasheed Sulaimon, along with starting forward Amile Jefferson from last year’s team that finished 26-9 and tied for third...
Via SCACC Hoops
October 29, 2014  |  Discuss

North Carolina’s Marcus Paige Scouting Video

See scouting video of North Carolina’s junior point guard, Marcus Paige, from Draft Express. [Draft Express] The post North Carolina’s Marcus Paige Scouting Video appeared first on Diehardsport.
Via Diehardsport
October 27, 2014  |  Discuss

UNC’s Marcus Paige Says Final Four is Realistic

Every team around this time of year is optimistic about their chances. Media day has come and gone, practices have started. The North Carolina Tar Heels are looking to bounce back from consecutive first weekend exits in March. Star point guard Marcus Paige has lofty expectations.  “Obviously it hasn’t come from the coaches like sitting down in a meeting, like we have to go...
Via BlackSportsOnline
October 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Jackson has good preseason start at North Carolina's 'Late Night'

  If Justin Jackson and North Carolina's other freshmen can consistently produce, the Tar Heels will have plenty of depth behind returning all-conference guard Marcus Paige. Jackson scored 17 points in UNC's intrasquad public scrimmage to kick off preseason practices Friday night. The 6-foot-8 forward and McDonald's All-American showed off an all-around game in the 20-minute scrimmage...
Via AP on Fox
October 03, 2014  |  Discuss
College Basketball News
Delivered to your inbox
You'll also receive Yardbarker's daily Top 10, featuring the best sports stories from around the web. Customize your newsletter to get articles on your favorite sports and teams. And the best part? It's free!

By clicking "Sign Me Up", you have read and agreed to the Fox Sports Digital Privacy Policy and Terms of Use. You can opt out at any time. For more information, please see our Privacy Policy.

Mullen wears funny Christmas sweater

RG3 returning to Redskins?

Tom Izzo hot after bad loss

Kings, Nets talking Deron Williams trade

WATCH: DeSean mocks Eagles

Vick: Winston is the future of the NFL

No NFL team in LA next season?

UNC rocking Jordan-era throwbacks

Reporter asks Rondo awkward question

Three quarterbacks who could be traded this offseason

Jon Lester and the Cubs

Report: NFL players used 'horny juice'

Today's Best Stuff
For Bloggers

Join the Yardbarker Network for more promotion, traffic, and money.

Company Info
Help
What is Yardbarker?

Yardbarker is the largest network of sports blogs and pro athlete blogs on the web. This site is the hub of the Yardbarker Network, where our editors and algorithms curate the best sports content from our network and beyond.