North Carolina basketball: Theo Pinson returns to lineup for UNC vs. Duke
North Carolina announced that junior swingman Theo Pinson will return to the lineup for Thursday night's matchup with Duke after missing the past three games with a sprained right ankle.
The latest injry came after Pinson missed the first 16 games of the season with a broken bone in his right foot that he suffered in preseason workouts.
In the six games that Pinson has been healthy, North Carolina is 6-0, +114 in scoring and +53 in assists-turnovers. The 6-6 guard has also averaged 6.2 points, 5.2 rebounds, 3.3 assists, and 1.2 steals in just 16.2 minutes per game.
Oh, and he can do things like this, too:
And make passes like this:
North Carolina will need all the help it can get as the No. 8 Tar Heels (21-4, 9-2 ACC) head to Cameron Indoor to take on No. 18 Duke (18-5, 6-4 ACC) at 8:00 pm.