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  1. Report: Suspended Jerome Hairston leaves Towson

    Jan 7, 2014, 10:19 AM EDT

    (Towson Media Relations)

    Towson and point guard Jerome Hairston have officially parted ways, according to a report from ESPN’s Jeff Goodman. The 6-foot-3 sophomore was a member of the CAA all-rookie team after averaging 9.9 points as a freshman, but he was suspended back in late-November for the dreaded violation of team rules. “We have suspended Jerome for…

  2. Could P.J. Hairston opt for the D-League this season?

    Dec 23, 2013, 6:45 PM EDT

    La Salle v Ole Miss

    Although former North Carolina guard P.J. Hairston will no longer play for the Tar Heels after last week’s announcement from the University that they wouldn’t seek his re-instatement from the NCAA, the 6-foot-5 junior guard still has options to play basketball this season, including playing in the NBA’s Developmental League. According to a story from…

  3. P.J. Hairston’s UNC career comes to an end as the school will not apply for his reinstatement

    Dec 20, 2013, 1:09 PM EDT

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    When it was announced prior to North Carolina’s game against Texas on Wednesday night that senior guard Leslie McDonald was eligible to play, many wondered when there would be a decision regarding the status of junior guard P.J. Hairston. However unlike McDonald, North Carolina had yet to apply for reinstatement on Hairston’s behalf, instead continuing…

  4. Leslie McDonald has been cleared, while reports say P.J. Hairston unlikely to play this season

    Dec 18, 2013, 2:31 PM EDT

    Leslie McDonald, P.J. Hairston

    On Wednesday afternoon, the NCAA announced that North Carolina guard Leslie McDonald had been cleared, effective immediately. He missed nine games and will have to pay $1,783 to the charity of his choice for receiving impressible benefits. Sources informed Rand Getlin of Yahoo Sports McDonald was expected to be cleared, but the source was also said that P.J.…

  5. John Henson is not happy about the way the NCAA is handling the P.J. Hairston case

    Dec 12, 2013, 11:03 AM EDT

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    John Henson does not appear to be a fan of the NCAA. He’s in the NBA now, making millions as a member of the Milwaukee Bucks, which makes it seem like a strange time to lash out like this until you consider the plight of his former teammates, P.J. Hairston and Leslie McDonald. North Carolina’s…

  6. Towson guard Jerome Hairston suspended indefinitely

    Nov 25, 2013, 6:00 PM EDT

    (Towson Media Relations)

    Towson has suspended sophomore guard Jerome Hairston indefinitely, according to a release from the school and head coach Pat Skerry. Hairston, a 6-foor-3 guard was a CAA All-Rookie selection as a freshman and averaged 9.9 points a game last season before his scoring dipped to 5 points a game through the first five games of…

  7. North Carolina won’t have Leslie McDonald, P.J. Hairston this weekend

    Nov 21, 2013, 12:33 PM EDT

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    We don’t know when North Carolina will be blessed with the services of Leslie McDonald and P.J. Hairston this season, but what we do know is that they two won’t be in Connecticut this weekend. The Tar Heels head up to Mohegan Sun this weekend for the Hall of Fame Tip-Off when they will face…

  8. Fats Thomas, felon linked to P.J. Hairston’s rental cars, gets a plea deal

    Nov 21, 2013, 12:22 PM EDT

    North Carolina v Kansas

    Fats Thomas, a convicted felon linked to the rental cars that North Carolina’s P.J. Hairston was driving this sumer, has accepted a plea deal for an arrest from last November. Thomas received 36 months of supervised probation in the deal, was given a suspended sentence of 23-to-47 months and will be forced to do 100…

  9. Without P.J. Hairston and Leslie McDonald, North Carolina unimpressive in win over Holy Cross

    Nov 15, 2013, 10:21 PM EDT

    NCAA Basketball Tournament - Kansas v North Carolina

    North Carolina had no problem disposing of Oakland in their season-opening game against Oakland, beating the Golden Grizzlies 84-61 without the services of P.J. Hairston and Leslie McDonald. Against Holy Cross, however, that was hardly the case as North Carolina had to fight their way to a 62-54 victory. The Crusaders, who finished 12-18 a…

  10. North Carolina will be without P.J. Hairston, Leslie McDonald on Friday

    Nov 14, 2013, 2:24 PM EDT

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    North Carolina won’t be back to full strength on Friday when Holy Cross comes to town, as both P.J. Hairston and Leslie McDonald will miss their season straight game. “It’s what it is,” head coach Roy Williams said. “Everyone is trying to do their best and we’re trying to move along. We just do the…

  11. P.J. Hairston gets loudest ovation, shines at North Carolina’s Late Night with Roy (VIDEO)

    Oct 27, 2013, 3:00 PM EDT

    P.J. Hairston

    P.J. Hairston’s offseason was well-documented, as the North Carolina junior guard couldn’t stay out of trouble. Even though it is unclear when Hairston will take the floor this season, he did appear in front of the Tar Heel faithful in uniform on Friday night for the program’s annual Late Night with Roy. Despite his off-the-court…

  12. P.J. Hairston pays fine for last unresolved traffic violation

    Oct 14, 2013, 10:13 AM EDT

    P.J. Hairston

    P.J. Hairston’s legal issues are now officially resolved. Three times this summer, Hairston found himself cited for a traffic violation, the last of which was settled on Friday. Hairston was pulled over for driving 54 mph in a 45 mph zone in May in a Chevy Camaro rented by an associate of convicted felon Fats…

  13. An athletic tutor at UNC resigns over way Roy Williams handled P.J. Hairston situation

    Oct 5, 2013, 11:30 AM EDT

    PJ Hairston

    After a summer plagued with arrests and scandal, P.J. Hairston had done enough to get back into Roy Williams’ good graces that he was allowed to rejoin the team for their initial preseason practices. “P.J. has done more conditioning this preseason than any player I’ve ever had,” Williams said last week. “He’s done more than three…

  14. P.J. Hairston hilariously pranks teammate Marcus Paige (VIDEO)

    Oct 1, 2013, 11:00 AM EDT

    Villanova v North Carolina

    P.J. Hairston had a rough summer, but it wasn’t enough to get North Carolina’s leading scorer booted from the team. He may have lost his chance to spend the season in a leadership role for the Tar Heels, but, as Leslie McDonald told Bret Strelow of the Fayetteville Observer, “I can tell you his spirits…

  15. P.J. Hairston cleared to practice at North Carolina, but when will he play?

    Sep 26, 2013, 4:10 PM EDT

    P.J. Hairston

    It goes without saying that North Carolina junior guard P.J. Hairston experienced an eventful offseason. Traffic stops, a reported connection to a nefarious character who goes by the nickname of “Fats” and questions regarding vehicles driven by Hairston ultimately led to head coach Roy Williams making the decision in late July to suspend the Tar…

  16. Marcus Paige: ‘We’ve moved on. [PJ Hairston]‘s working out with us’

    Sep 24, 2013, 9:35 AM EDT

    P.J. Hairston

    What kind of punishment PJ Hairston receives for an offseason’s worth of troubling headlines, run-ins with the law and one reported association with a convicted felon with a penchant for renting nice cars, but what’s clear at this point is that North Carolina will have their leading returning scorer back on the team in 2013-2014.…

  17. Judge reschedules North Carolina guard P.J. Hairston’s appearance date

    Sep 13, 2013, 4:05 PM EDT

    Villanova v North Carolina

    With his status for the upcoming season (meaning how many games, if any, will he miss) yet to be announced by the powers that be at North Carolina, junior guard P.J. Hairston still has a speeding ticket to deal with. Due to appear in court on Friday, Hairston was not in attendance and his appearance…

  18. PJ Hairston: ‘I’ll be on the court’ this season

    Aug 27, 2013, 8:58 AM EDT

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    The assumption within the North Carolina program seems to be that embattled guard PJ Hairston will miss some time this season, but that it’s a virtual certainty that he will play this season. UNC AD Bubba Cunningham said as much to a group of journalism professors earlier this month. And now, for the first time…

  19. UNC AD Bubba Cunningham says PJ Hairston will play this year

    Aug 15, 2013, 2:05 PM EDT

    Bubba Cunningham

    At a faculty retreat for journalism professors, UNC’s athletic director Bubba Cunningham commented on the status of PJ Hairston. According to Andy Bechtel, a journalism professor and a copy editor, when Cunningham was asked whether or not Hairston will play this year, he responded by saying “Yes, but not all the games.” I’m sure this…

  20. Roy Williams is ‘tired’ of talking about suspended guard PJ Hairston

    Aug 15, 2013, 11:02 AM EDT

    Roy Williams

    The biggest news story during the summer of 2013 was the saga of PJ Hairston, North Carolina’s leading returning scorer and arguably their most important piece heading into the 2013-2014 season. Three times during the offseason, Hairston had a run-in with the law, all three involving traffic stops, two of which came while Hairston was…

  21. Passenger in P.J. Hairston’s vehicle gets unsupervised probation

    Aug 7, 2013, 12:00 PM EDT

    Villanova v North Carolina

    The tumultuous summer of North Carolina junior P.J. Hairston finally appears to be slowing down and coming to a close as the cases against his passengers are now heading towards a resolution. Although charges were dropped against Hairston for a June 5th traffic stop in which he was cited for misdemeanor marijuana possession and driving…

  22. P.J. Hairston suspended indefinitely after another traffic citation

    Jul 28, 2013, 10:16 PM EDT

    Virginia Tech North Carolina Basketball

    Question: does P.J. Hairston want to play college basketball this season? That’s about the only question that can be asked in light of a report from USA Today that the rising junior guard was charged with speeding and careless and reckless driving after being pulled over on Sunday. According to the story, Hairston was driving…

  23. What kind of punishment is PJ Hairston looking at?

    Jul 25, 2013, 1:57 PM EDT

    La Salle v Ole Miss

    We all know the story of PJ Hairston and the rental cars by now. The answer that everyone is looking for has less to do with what happened in the past and more to do with what is going to happen in the future: how long is Hairston going to have to sit out next…

  24. Report: Charges from traffic stop against PJ Hairston dismissed

    Jul 22, 2013, 10:07 AM EDT

    PJ Hairston

    All charges against PJ Hairston stemming from  a June 5th incident in which he was pulled over while driving a car have been dismissed, according to a report from Inside Carolina. Hairston and both of his passengers were charged with misdemeanor marijuana possession, and Hairston was also charged with driving without a license. A gun,…

  25. Roy Williams: PJ Hairston ‘has made serious mistakes and there will be serious consequences’

    Jul 15, 2013, 2:31 PM EDT

    North Carolina v Texas

    Roy Williams has finally commented on PJ Hairston, North Carolina’s leading returning scorer that has managed to turn himself into college basketball’s messiest offseason storyline. A quick recap? Hairston was arrested for driving a 2013 GMC Yukon on a suspended license. There was weed in the car and a gun found outside of it, although…

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