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UNC's Hairston cited in girlfriend's car

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The car driven by North Carolina men's basketball player P.J. Hairston when he was cited for speeding and careless and reckless driving Sunday was registered to a woman who has referred to him as her boyfriend.

A DMV spokeswoman confirmed to USA Today on Monday morning that the car is registered to 21-year-old Randi Lee Furr.

Furr has posted several photos of Hairston on Instagram and has referred to him as her boyfriend on Twitter. She lists Charlotte as her residence on her Twitter account.

The school announced Sunday night that it was suspending the junior guard indefinitely hours after Hairston received the citation near Salisbury, N.C. Hairston, the Tar Heels' leading scorer, was cited for driving 93 mph in 65 mph zone.

A court date was set for Aug. 30 in Rowan County, N.C.

Separate criminal charges against Hairston stemming from his June 5 arrest were dismissed on July 22. He had been charged with marijuana possession and driving without a license in connection with the June arrest, which followed a May speeding citation. In both the May and June incidents, Hairston was alleged to have been driving cars connected to Hayden "Fats" Thomas, a convicted felon.

Tar Heels coach Roy Williams said in a statement earlier this month, "These (incidents) are not common in my 10 years as head coach at UNC and they will all be dealt with harshly and appropriately at the correct time to ensure that our program will not be compromised."

In his sophomore season, Hairston averaged 14.6 points for the Tar Heels, who lost to Kansas in the third round of the NCAA Tournament.

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