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Paige named ESPNHS All-American

Incoming North Carolina freshman Marcus Paige was named to the ESPN High School All-America second team on Wednesday.

Here's the full list, as written by Ronnie Flores and Doug Huff of ESPNHS.com.

Here's what they had to say about Paige, who is expected to replace starter Kendall Marshall at point guard for the Tar Heels next season:

G -- Marcus Paige, Linn-Mar (Marion, Iowa), 6-1, Sr.

Arguably the nation's best pure point guard, Paige follows Harrison Barnes of Ames as an Iowa prep standout who chose North Carolina for college. Known for his quiet leadership on the court, Paige also gets it done in the classroom with a 4.07 GPA. Paige averaged 28.4 points, 4.0 rebounds, 3.5 assists and 2.7 steals for team that advanced to the Class 4A semifinals. The No. 22 prospect in the ESPN 100 had seven assists in the McDonald's All-American Game.