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  • larrys080 .v1 Jan 7, 2013
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    McDonald and Strickland have no NBA future. PJ and Bullock need to be playing the bulk of the minutes. I have no problem with Strickland running the point for 25-30 minutes a game as long as he understands any shot outside of a layup means he sits for the rest of the game! Paige playing only 10-15 is probably a good idea at this point.

  • 903 mens national championships Jan 7, 2013
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    It's not too hard. Just have the PG run a pick and roll with whoever is being guarded by MacAdoo. The PG ends up with a layup everytime.

  • BlueDevils00 Jan 7, 2013
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    Exactly. If "Jontel Evans" is a juggernaut... can't wait to see what Quinn Cook, Lorenzo Brown, Michael Snaer, and Shane Larkin do to Paige.

  • blueduke4 Jan 7, 2013
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    If evans is the reason, what is going to happen when they play better pg's as acc play progresses? Just as i said a month ago, lack of great pg play hurts this team and the "style" roy insists on coaching.

  • 903 mens national championships Jan 7, 2013
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    Relax. According to marked, they lost because UVa has Jontel Evans. Fortunately for UNC, they only have to deal with that juggernaut when they play UVa.

  • larrys080 .v1 Jan 7, 2013
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    +1

    PJ should have smacked him in the mouth! At the end of the day this all comes down to coaching. My starting lineup would be:

    Strickland -pg
    Hairston - sh
    Bullock -sf
    McAdoo - of
    Johnson - c

    Play your best players and ask the others to embrace their roles! Williams has dug a hole with this team. I hope they can find chemistry and win a few more games.

  • BlueDevils00 Jan 7, 2013
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    Dexter trying to be "the man" and prove to NBA scouts that he has a future.

  • BlueDevils00 Jan 7, 2013
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    Why UNC lost: The Tar Heels were trailing 53-50 with a little more than two minutes left when senior Dexter Strickland inexplicably pulled up for a jumper -- instead of trying to get the ball to Bullock, who had scored the team's previous eight points -- and airballed it. Credit Virginia's defense for some of the lack of poise; but it was another example of the Tar Heels rushing shots instead of patiently trying to find the right ones, something fans had already witnessed in previous losses this season.

  • BlueDevils00 Jan 7, 2013
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    It seems like the McDonald/Strickland/Hairston/Bullock fight for minutes and stats is starting to create inproblems within the UNC team. All 4 of these guys believe they are NBA talent, when in reality only Bullock and Hairston have NBA futures.

    Roy-- why did you recruit & sign 4 SG's in a 3 year period?

  • blueduke4 Jan 7, 2013
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    Just need Hubert to coach em' up!

  • Killing Time Jan 7, 2013
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    Maybe Roy should threaten to shoot them with his BB gun if they don't play better. Or tell them he'll go Haiti on their rear ends.

  • blueduke4 Jan 7, 2013
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    Type of game that you just want to forget. Ugly all the way around.

  • BlueDevils00 Jan 7, 2013
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    The 4 Freshmen combined for 5 pts.
    Leslie McDonald had 0pts in 13min.
    Starting backcourt (Strick, Paige) combined for 5assts, 2TO's, and 6pts on 3-14 shooting.
    The 3 Centers combined for 5pts and 8rbs.
    No one had more than 7rbs.
    Reggie Bullock scored nearly 1/2 of UNC's points.

    Oh yeah, the defense was horrible, and the chemistry is clearly a problem.

    Saw Hairston get frustrated multiple times with Strickland, mainly on the 2 forced, contested airball jumpers in the 2nd half.

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