Ben Coley


Senior guard Marcus Paige (5) drives the ball towards the basket. This was Paige’s first game back after suffering a fracture to his non-shooting hand.

Marcus Paige's baffling shooting slump continues

In the past couple of decades, Coach Roy Williams has overseen the growth of several talented players. From Paul Pierce and Kirk Hinrich in his days at Kansas to Tyler Hansbrough and Harrison Barnes in his time at North Carolina, the list of gifted athletes is extensive. 

First half notes: UNC 13, Virginia 13

At halftime, UNC and Virginia are tied at 13. Virginia will receive the opening kickoff in the second half. Here are three things to note about the first 30 minutes of game action.