Some things are priceless

In the pre-game on Saturday, Temple guard Lynn Greer talked smack to NC State's Julius Hodge. As we have witness this year, Hodge plays for such moments, whether it be a head check to Syracuse's Shumpert, shoulder rolls to the UVa students, or blowing kisses to the UNC-Ch crowd. Some things are special, and having this New York Attitude around NC State's basketball team is just that, PRICELESS!

Freshman locks up Temple guard in Wolfpack triumph

By Aaron Wyant Times-News

RALEIGH — Before North Carolina State and Temple began Saturday afternoon's game, Temple scoring whiz Lynn Greer issued a warning to Wolfpack freshman Julius Hodge.

That was a big mistake.

Hodge, along with senior Anthony Grundy and junior Clifford Crawford, held Greer to four points on 0-for-11 shooting as N.C. State decimated the Owls 80-61 in a non-conference game at the Entertainment and Sports Arena. The victory in front of 15,167 fans gave N.C. State (16-4) its best 20-game start in 26 years. Temple (6-12), which has reached the NCAA Tournament 12 straight seasons, lost its fourth game in a row. Read more...


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