Horner Leads Pack Past Guelph, 87-47
Dennis Horner
Dennis Horner

Posted Aug 31, 2008


NC State concluded its two-game exhibition tour of Canada with an 87-47 victory over the University of Guelph. Leading the way for the Wolfpack was junior forward Dennis Horner, who scored 22 points on 9-of-11 shooting from the field.

NC State concluded its two-game exhibition tour of Canada with an 87-47 victory over the University of Guelph. Leading the way for the Wolfpack was junior forward Dennis Horner, who scored a game-high 22 points.

Horner, who played both forward spots for the Wolfpack, played just 20 minutes but made the most of his time on the floor. He hit 9-of-11 shots, including 3-of-4 from behind the 3-point line. Horner also added three boards.

As a team, the Wolfpack shot 55.2% from the floor and held the University of Guelph to 27.6% shooting from the floor while forcing 22 turnovers.

Junior Brandon Costner had another big game for the Wolfpack. Costner, who had 31 points and nine rebounds in yesterday's win, totaled 18 points on 6-of-10 shooting and added a game-high 13 rebounds.

Freshman Julius Mays was the Wolfpack's other player in double figures. The 6-foot-2 guard hit all three of his shot attempts and finished with 10 points in 20 minutes of action. Mays also had five assists and just one turnover.

NC State was playing its final game of the weeken without senior center Ben McCauley. McCauley didn't make the trip due to a coach's decision.



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