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Notebook: Mays Makes Big Shots

Notebook: Mays Makes Big Shots

NC State's coaches and players weren't surprised when Julius Mays hit the game-winner in overtime against Miami. The 6-foot-2 freshman guard from Marion, Indiana has shown the ability to knock down shots in practice, and now he has a college game-winner under his belt.

With the game tied at 81 in overtime, Mays held the ball at the top of the key as the seconds dwindled down. Dennis Horner was supposed to come set a ball screen but was jammed up on the play and Mays was left with forward Brian Asbury defending him. Asbury relaxed a bit, and Mays rose up and hit a deep 3-pointer with 2.6 seconds left that won the game for the Wolfpack. "We were running a play... Recommended Stories

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