North Carolina basketball: Marcus Paige brings Roy Williams to tears with speech
Marcus Paige has had a great career at North Carolina, and the senior guard let everyone in the Dean Smith Center know it was all thanks to coach Roy Williams during an heartfelt speech on Senior Night.
It was a powerful speech that Paige delivered with deep sincerity. Between thanking Williams for believing in him as freshman and helping him become a better man, Paige brought Williams -- and probably many others who watched -- to tears.
Marcus Paige's Emotional Farewell Speech Leaves Roy Williams I...
Marcus Paige delivered an incredibly emotional farewell speech that left Roy Williams in tears after the final home game of Paige's college career. With Williams seated nearby, Paige addressed the Dean Smith Center crowd and described the deep bond he shares with his Hall of Fame coach.Posted by Atlantic Coast Conference on Monday, February 29, 2016
The No. 8 Tar Heels capped off an emotional night with a 75-70 win over Syracuse. Paige finished the game with six points and eight assists. In his four years at North Carolina, Paige has averaged 13.0 points per game and 4.3 assists per game.