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Barnes Questionable For Wednesday[UPDATED x2]

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UPDATE #2: According to a UNC spokesman, Barnes went through full practice and barring any setbacks will play vs Wisconsin on Wednesday.

UPDATE: Roy Williams offered nothing new on Barnes(as expected) but Barnes himself told a UNC spokesman he planned on fully practicing today.

Then again aren't we all questionable on Wednesdays?

Harrison Barnes is still dealing with the after effects of an injury to his ankle suffered against UNLV on Saturday night. During the first half, Barnes was chasing down a lose ball and rolled the ankle. He did return to the game and played the rest of the way in UNC's first loss of the season. Barnes did not have a good shooting night which looked to be the case even before the ankle injury.

Roy Williams said last night during his call-in show that Barnes did not practice on Monday and would not have played had there been a game. His status will be reevaluated with hopes the sophomore forward can play versus Wisconsin.

If Barnes cannot go then either Reggie Bullock or P.J. Hairston would start in his place. My money would be on Bullock getting the starting nod but we would see plenty of both. Bullock and Hairston have had some nice performances in the early going here, especially from behind the arc. Giving them some really meaningful minutes at this stage of the season would actually be a good thing over the long haul.

Roy has a press conference at 2 PM but I would not bet on any new information since UNC has not practiced yet and Roy usually doesn't see the players before these pre-practice press gatherings.