Has Absence of Hairston, McDonald Actually Benefited Tar Heels?
Joel James and Kennedy Meeks have combined to score 12.5 points per game. Last year, Carolina centers only managed 3.4. It isn't just the bigs that have benefited from P.J. Hairston's and Leslie McDonald's absence, either. Sophomore J.P. Tokoto and freshman Nate Britt would most likely be coming off the bench and playing fewer minutes. Instead, they are both gaining invaluable experience. (Bleacher Report
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