PC: Lacey, Anya Meet The Media

PITTSBURGH, PA -- NC State's BeeJay Anya and Trevor Lacey discuss the win over LSU with the media.

Beejay, you go scoreless the whole game and score your final four points there in the last minute. What are you feeling right now?
Relief, I guess. I mean, I don't take that many shots during the game, so I try and contribute other ways. And I just saw an opportunity for me to score and I took it, so it worked out in my favor.

Talk about being down 16 points early in the second half and the emotions in trying to rally from that.
We've been there before. I'm not going to say we like being in that situation, but we've been there before. Same halftime speech. Are you going to play or are you ready to go home, stuff like that. We came together, stayed positive, and we knew we just needed to get stops and limit them to one shot. They had a lot of second chance points and opportunities in the first half and we limited them in the second half.

What were they able to do to really stymie you in the first half defensively? It looked like you were having a lot of problems getting in the flow against their man-to-man defense?
Are you talking about me or just us?

As a team.
They stayed aggressive. They pushed up on us. They played passing lanes well. Got their hands on a couple of passes, couple dribbles and they got out in transition. When you get out in transition like that and get a lot of easy buckets, it makes it easier on your team and you're flowing a little better.

Beejay, when Trevor passed you the ball there with about whatever seconds were left, what went through your mind?
Well, we were going to play for Trevor to score. Tim Quarterman and Keith did a great job guarding Trevor. And so he passed me the ball and that was just, I was like know what, it's time for me to shoot the ball. Trevor called for it back. He had a chance. It was my turn to shoot it.

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