Marshall's availability crucial to UNC
When Leslie McDonald tore his ACL in July, the collective hoops world shrugged. Sure, the North Carolina guard was a nice player, but UNC's season -- one that promised a run at the national title from the moment Harrison Barnes, Tyler Zeller and John Henson eschewed the previous month's NBA draft -- would hardly ride on his presence or lack thereof.
When fellow Tar Heel guard Dexter Strickland tore the ACL in his right knee Jan. 19 at Virginia Tech, there was greater cause for concern, but ...
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