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  1. Second-half defensive adjustments, Marcus Paige lead North Carolina past No. 5 Duke

    Feb 20, 2014, 11:45 PM EDT

    williams

    Through one half of basketball North Carolina trailed No. 5 Duke 37-30, with the Blue Devils shooting 50% from the field and scoring 26 points in the paint. Between those defensive issues and the fact that leading scorer Marcus Paige failed to score a single point, it was clear what needed to occur in order…

  2. 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.…

  3. Sunday’s Pregame Shootaround: Louisville has first test of the season against North Carolina

    Nov 24, 2013, 12:31 PM EDT

    Rick Pitino, Russ Smith

    GAME OF THE DAY: No. 3 Louisville vs. No. 24 North Carolina, 1:00 p.m. (ESPN)  North Carolina isn’t the team that many projected in the preseason thanks to the absence of P.J. Hairston and Leslie McDonald, but the Tar Heels still have enough firepower to challenge Louisville in the championship game of the Hall of Fame…

  4. 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…

  5. 2013-2014 Season Preview: No. 12 North Carolina Tar Heels

    Oct 17, 2013, 9:00 AM EDT

    Roy Williams

    All month long, CBT will be rolling out our 2013-2014 season preview. Check back throughout the day, as we’ll be posting three or four preview items every day. To browse through the preview posts we’ve already published, click here. The rest of our Top 25 Countdown can be found here. For a schedule of our…

  6. North Carolina suspends Leslie McDonald for three games

    Jan 23, 2013, 5:55 PM EDT

    Leslie McDonald

    North Carolina has suspended guard Leslie McDonald for three games for an undisclosed reason, the school announced in a statement Wednesday. According to UNC coach Roy Williams, McDonald “did not do what we expect of our student-athletes,” in dealing with his responsibilities as a student-athlete. The announcement comes hours before the Tar Heels were set to…

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