Following a breakout season at Chapel Hill, in which P.J. Hairston led the team in scoring he was arrested on Wednesday night and charged with possession of marijuana. He was arrested along with two other men at a checkpoint in East Durham when he was driving without a license as well.
Hairston is out on bond according to university officials and the school is continuing the investigation today. The Tar Heels sports information director Steve Kirschner told ESPN, “We’re currently looking into it to gather the facts. We will issue a statement when we have enough information to do so.”
Hairston considered going to the NBA following his standout sophomore year, but decided to return to bolster the Tar Heels for the upcoming season. It is still up in the air if Hairston will go to Colorado to try out for the 2013 USA Basketball World University Games.