Paige Undergoes Ankle Surgery

After being hampered for much of his junior season by an ankle injury, Marcus Paige underwent surgery on Monday and is expected not to miss significant offseason basketball work.

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. – University of North Carolina men’s basketball guard Marcus Paige underwent successful arthroscopic surgery today to remove bone spurs in his right ankle.

Paige is expected to resume basketball activities this summer.

The junior from Marion, Iowa, played in all 38 games this year, averaged a team-high 14.1 points and led UNC with 170 assists. He earned Carolina’s Most Valuable Player honors for the second consecutive year.

Dr. Robert Anderson performed the surgery at the Carolinas Medical Center in Charlotte.

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