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Lawson likely out vs. Radford, Williams says

Posted on: March 18, 2009 1:47 pm
Edited on: March 18, 2009 2:24 pm
 

GREENSBORO, N.C. -- Ty Lawson isn't expected to play in North Carolina's NCAA tournament opener.

"There's a huge, huge probability he will not play," coach Roy Williams said here Wednesday afternoon.

Lawson missed the ACC tournament with what is being described as a jammed or sprained big right toe. He said he went through about half of practice Wednesday morning, but it seems Williams either did not see what he wanted or does not think it's worth rushing Lawson back for Radford, because the odds of the ACC Player of the Year competing Thursday are unofficially slim-to-none.

If Lawson is out, Bobby Frasor will start in his place.

The Tar Heels are 1-1 without Lawson this season, 27-3 with him.

"If I don't play Thursday, I'm sure I'll be ready by Saturday," Lawson said. "When it comes down to it, I'm going to play."

Category: NCAAB
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Since: Mar 17, 2009
Posted on: March 18, 2009 5:46 pm
 

Lawson likely out vs. Radford, Williams says

Tennessee or Oklahoma State? When? In the final four? Look at your bracket again, those two are in Pitt's region....




Since: Mar 17, 2009
Posted on: March 18, 2009 5:33 pm
 

Lawson likely out vs. Radford, Williams says

Does anyone out there know how to find out which game CBS is going to show in my zip code??  I've looked all over Local CBS affiliate website and they won't give info? 




Since: Nov 10, 2006
Posted on: March 18, 2009 5:30 pm
 

Lawson likely out vs. Radford, Williams says

Smart decision to give Lawson more time to rest.  Sounds like he tried to come back too soon against Duke.  He played great, but its more important to rest and be ready when the Heels need him for the stretch run.  It's obvious by my moniker where I have my allegiance, but this is the kind of situation that transcends all that.  Ty Lawson has the heart of a champion, and I wish him, and the rest of the Heels, good health and good luck.

 




Since: Mar 18, 2009
Posted on: March 18, 2009 5:06 pm
 

Lawson likely out vs. Radford, Williams says

 

 I can't believe what a jerk you Jayhawk fans can be. YOU ARE A RACIST PIG jayhawkgrant, go back to the hole you call Kansas and cover yourself up with cow dung.I married a bitch from Kansas and damn glad to have gotten her out of my life. You gave me one more reason to celebrate. Heels all the way cry baby.




Since: Oct 9, 2008
Posted on: March 18, 2009 4:53 pm
 

Lawson likely out vs. Radford, Williams says

Frasor is better than morningstar and reed combined.  those two should be playing D2 ball.  Sherron collins cant hold ty lawsons jock strap.  Idiot. 




Since: Dec 30, 2007
Posted on: March 18, 2009 4:53 pm
 

Lawson likely out vs. Radford, Williams says

NC is a great team with Lawson playing at full strength.  I am amused at the comments that they are reasured just because he's playing, if not the first game, certainly the second.  He could be hopping around on one leg, that would not help in the tougher games to come.  I'd like to hear that his toe's  AOK rather than whether he's playing.  I'm sure on a team like North Carolina there is plenty of depth, but this is the NCAA and after the first round or two you better have your best ready and they better be healthy!  There is too much uncertainty to be assured that NC will reach the final 4 much less get past it.




Since: Aug 19, 2007
Posted on: March 18, 2009 4:50 pm
 

Lawson likely out vs. Radford, Williams says

What an odd thing for Lawson to say. "I'll be ready by Saturday." It's never good form to look past anyone in the NCAA tournament, even a 16 seed. Of course UNC will likely roll Radford without Lawson, but this is not the kind of mindset you want your team having.

Also, as PG Lawson keeps North Carolina's fast-paced attack under control. Without him, either Oklahoma State or Tennessee (two teams that love to run) could keep up with UNC. If Lawson doesn't play on Saturday, UNC is certainly vulnerable.

 




Since: Sep 6, 2007
Posted on: March 18, 2009 4:26 pm
 

Lawson likely out vs. Radford, Williams says

 

 Ummm no, Vtech took them to the limit without Lawson, LSU or Butler could stomp them..... UNC is terrible without him.




Since: Sep 6, 2007
Posted on: March 18, 2009 4:24 pm
 

Lawson likely out vs. Radford, Williams says

 

 Sweet now Radford hyas a chance, Tarholes suck without Lawson......




Since: Nov 7, 2006
Posted on: March 18, 2009 4:20 pm
 

Lawson likely out vs. Radford, Williams says

 2 i hope u take the heels to win your bracket because they wont dissapoint.

 

 

Did you say this before the ACC tourney too? I hope you are right though about the NCAA as I have them picked to win my brakcet

Congratulations, jayhawkgrant. You have just posted the most ridiculous and idiotic comments I've heard on this site in a VERY long time. And that's sayin' something. You are dumb.

 

 

Wouldn't expect anything less from a Jayhawk fan. They're all idiots.



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