• My Scores
  • NFL
  • NCAA BB
  • NBA
  • NHL
  • MLB

NCAA 2015

March Madness

Get the latest March Madness news >>

Play Bracket Games
Jerry Palm Predictions
Conference Tournaments
Play Now! Bracketology See all the brackets

UNC's P.J. Hairston pleads guilty to speeding charge

By Matt Norlander | College Basketball Writer

Indefinitely suspended UNC forward P.J. Hairston pleaded guilty in a Salisbury, N.C., courthouse Tuesday to a reduced charge of speeding and unsafe movement violation, according to the Associated Press.

This plea relates to Hairston's third, most recent run-in with the law in the offseason. Hairston was cited doing 93 mph in a 65 mph zone at the end of July while driving a friend's automobile. Hairston was charged with reckless driving and indefinitely suspended by the school soon thereafter.

The plea on Tuesday was accepted for driving 75 in a 65, according to the AP, and Hairston paid a $40 fine. The UNC star has endured a plagued offseason, punctuated by the indefinite suspension, but also including two other traffic stops -- and one arrest for drug possession -- wherein Hairston was driving a rental car linked to an ex-convict. Those charges have since been dropped.

Hairston is expected to play for the Tar Heels at some point next season.

CBSSports Facebook Google Plus
COMMENTS
Conversation powered by Livefyre

Latest Video

March 3, 2015
Sibert on win over Rhode Island (0:46)
March 3, 2015
Rhode Island at Dayton recap
(2:09)
March 3, 2015
Inside College Basketball: A-10 bids in the NCAA Tournament
(1:57)
March 3, 2015
Virginia a No. 1 seed?
(1:59)

Latest

Most Popular

CBSSports.com Shop

2015 NCAA Tournament
Final Four