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Tar Heels news 6/26/16: Marcus Paige's dad talks about the NBA Draft

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The Gazette | Jeff Johnson: Marcus Paige took time to speak to young basketball campers in Cedar Rapids Wednesday, continuing his mission to be one of the most likable people ever to wear Carolina blue. NBA Draft night was a little stressful in the Paige household as they waited to hear Marcus' name called, but his dad said it just never felt right to think that his son wouldn't get the call.

Keeping It Heel | Zack Pearson: ESPN's Jay Bilas had nice things to say about both Paige and Brice Johnson after their selections in the NBA Draft last week. He called Johnson the sleeper of the draft and remarked that he believes Paige can be a good NBA player.

24/7 Sports | Jarrett Corder: Corder breaks down Brice Johnson's future with the Los Angeles Clippers. He praises Brice's rebounding and energy, and thinks that his new teammates will give him some valuable insight going forward.

Today's U Sports | Mark Carroll: Larry Fedora is trying to change the history of top football recruits choosing to play football somewhere other than Chapel Hill. The team's strong finish to 2015 has certainly helped get new commitments from elite players, and it's hopefully a sign that the nation's best players are viewing the program in a new way.