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UNC's Paige Has Foot Surgery

No wonder he played so poorly this past season.

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Marcus Paige's jumper was a missing element in a great ACC season. It may return after foot surgery.
Marcus Paige's jumper was a missing element in a great ACC season. It may return after foot surgery.
Evan Pike-USA TODAY Sports

We all knew that UNC's Marcus Paige was off his game this season, and plantar fasciitis was an excellent explanation. As it turns out, it wasn't the only one.

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On Monday, Paige had surgery for bone spurs in his right ankle.

As much as anyone, Paige has an instinct for the clutch, so it was sad to see him perform at a third team All-ACC level. We hope he's back next year, with at least two and possibly four exceptions.