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Strickland Out For the Season With Torn ACL

<Insert string of profane words here>

UNC announced that junior wing guard Dexter Strickland suffered a torn ACL in his knee during the Virginia Tech game on Thursday night and would miss the rest of the season. Strickland will require surgery to repair the knee and joins fellow junior Leslie McDonald on the knee rehab [...]

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Strickland, Hubert Questionable for FSU; Redshirt for McDonald

Injuries! Oh fun!

Roy Williams announced during his weekly press conference that both Dexter Strickland and Desmond Hubert injured their ankles during off day workouts on Wednesday and are questionable for the FSU game. UNC had Wednesday off as a team following the Miami game. Both Strickland and Hubert came in for personal workouts and [...]

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McAdoo May Not Play Against Miami

Yeah, I know. UNC has already had two instances this season where players were “doubtful” only to have them show up and play. James Michael McAdoo was one of them this past Saturday and it turned out to not be the best decision.

Via ESPN’s Robbi Pickeral:

“James Michael played in the game Saturday with [...]

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Update On McDonald

Roy Williams gave an update on Leslie McDonald in his Friday press conference.

“We’re waiting for the next doctor’s appointment - could be today, I don’t know, it’s pretty soon,” Williams said Friday. “I told him I need to have some idea of what they say next. He’s been released to shoot, he’s been released [...]

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Hairston Questionable For Kentucky

UNC has officially released information on the status of freshman guard P.J. Hairston for Saturday’s game versus Kentucky. Hairston has been diagnosed with a sprain of his left wrist(non-shooting hand) and a bone bruise. The x-rays taken earlier in the day were negative.

Earlier today, Hairston tweeted the wrist was not broken and he would [...]

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Hairston Injures Wrist[UPDATED]

UPDATE: X-rays on the wrist were negative. UNC is withholding Hairston’s official status pending additional tests.

UNC freshman guard P.J. Hairston left the game versus Wisconsin on Wednesday night with an apparent wrist injury and did not return. UNC said there would be x-rays to determine the extent of the injury. According to P.J. Hairston [...]

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Injury Report: Duke


PK Casey Barth: Thigh

LB Fabby Desir: Thigh

OT TJ Leifheit: Ankle

FS Matt Merletti: Knee

LB Norkeithus Otis: Thigh

FB Devon Ramsay: Knee

RB Travis Riley: Knee


WR Joshua Adams: Illness

LB Tommy Heffernan: Knee

WR Reggie Wilkins: Ankle

RB Gio Bernard is not listed and has been cleared to play after [...]

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Marshall Day-to-Day With Back Spasms; Tar Heel Nation Freaks Out

Man I love Twitter and to a lesser extent message boards. The free flow of information, the instant reaction or in this case overreaction to something that no one officially confirmed until there really wasn’t much to confirm. I do know this, I bet the old school SIDs and coaches really long for the days [...]

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Injury Report: NC State

All hands on deck!


PK Casey Barth: Thigh

OT T.J. Leifheit: Ankle

FS Matt Merletti: Knee

LB Norkeithus Otis: Thigh

FB Devon Ramsay: Knee

WR Reggie Wilkins: Ankle


SS D.J. Bunn: Knee

WR Mark McNeill: Hip

That is about as short and favorable an injury report you could ask for in early November [...]

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Injury Report: Wake Forest


PK Casey Barth: Thigh

TE Sean Fitzpatrick: Concussion

OT Kiaro Holts: Wrist

FS  Matt Merletti: Knee

FB Devon Ramsay: Knee

WR Reggie Wilkins: Ankle


FB Curtis Byrd: Knee

OT T.J. Leifheit: Ankle


OC Cam Holland: Back

WR Dwight Jones: Thigh

LB Kevin Reddick: Chest

The bye week needs to hurry up and [...]

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Thorpe Named ACC Specialist of the Week; Withers Skipping COI

See, it wasn’t all bad on Saturday.

SPECIALIST – T.J. Thorpe, North Carolina, WR, Fr., 6-0, 190, Durham, N.C. Freshman T.J. Thorpe returned a third quarter kickoff 100 yards for a touchdown, just the second 100-yard kickoff return for a touchdown in school history, the other coming by Tyrell Godwin at Stanford in 1998. Thorpe [...]

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