Jerome Robinson endured two-straight years of losing, suffered a handful of minor injuries, and even contracted the norovirus, but stuck by Jim Christian and helped rescue the program.
With the Tar Heels running a short bench lacking several key players and head coach Roy Williams, Justin Jackson took over Tuesday’s game against BC.
Men’s basketball suffered two key injuries in a loss to Florida State on Tuesday night.
Jerome Robinson showed off his range beyond the arc, but Florida State out-rebounded the Eagles to help secure 36 points in the paint and a victory.
Though the Eagles lost to Florida State, their seventh straight defeat, Darryl Hicks gave them exactly what they needed off the bench.
The Eagles saw improvements from Jerome Robinson and Darryl Hicks, yet couldn’t overcome poor ball screen defense and bad shot selection from leading scorer Eli Carter.