North Carolina AD says P.J. Hairston will play next season
North Carolina athletic director Bubba Cunningham was a guest speaker at a faculty retreat for the school’s journalism department on Thursday when he was asked a question about star P.J. Hairston — whether the indefinitely suspended guard would play this season.
“Yes. But not all the games.”
That answer hints that Hairston might miss some games this upcoming season. Hairston is suspended indefinitely after having three run-ins with police during the offseason.
Charges of possession of marijuana and driving without a license relating to an arrest at a traffic stop on June 5 were dropped against Hairston last month.
Hairston led North Carolina in scoring with 14.6 points per game last season.
Bubba Cunningham takes a PJ question. "Will he play?" Answer: "Yes, but not all the games."—
Andy Bechtel (@andybechtel) August 15, 2013