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Julius Hodge

Full Name: Julius Melvin Hodge
Position: Guard
Height/Weight: 6-7 (2.00 m) / 210 (95.3 kg)
Birthdate: November 18, 1983 (New York, N.Y.)
High School: St. Raymond’s HS (Bronx, N.Y.)
College: North Carolina State
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Career Highlights: Finished as the third leading scorer in Wolfpack history with 2,040 points, and ninth all-time with 15.8 ppg. Set school records with 4,258 career minutes and 596 free throws made. Third player in ACC history to top 2,000 points, 400 assists and 700 rebounds (along with Duke’s Danny Ferry and Florida State’s Bob Sura). Had 108 double-figure scoring contests.

Senior (2004-05): All-ACC Second Team selection. Ranked fourth in the league in assists (4.8 apg) and assist/turnover ratio (1.8), fifth in scoring (17.0 ppg), sixth in field goal percentage (.493) and ninth in rebounding (6.6 rpg). Led the Wolfpack to the Sweet 16, its first appearance in 16 years. Converted a three-point play with 4.5 seconds left to lead NC State past No. 2 UConn in the second round. Set the NC State single-season record with 1,177 minutes played.

Junior (2003-04): ACC Player of the Year and All-ACC First Team selection. Associated Press All-America Second Team. Named to the All-ACC Tournament Team after averaging 25 points and shooting .570 in two games. Finished second in the ACC in scoring (18.2 ppg) and led the league in field goal percentage (.473), free throws attempted (192) and made (159), and finished fourth in free throw percentage (.828).

Sophomore (2002-03): Earned All-ACC First Team honors. Named to the ACC All-Tournament First Team after recording a career-high 31 points vs. Wake Forest in the semifinal, and tallying 17 points and 12 rebounds vs. No. 12 Duke in the title game. Tied for third in the ACC in scoring (17.7 ppg), led the league with 179 free throws made, and finished seventh in free throw percentage (.817). Recorded first triple-double in Wolfpack history with 11 points, 12 rebounds and 10 assists vs. North Carolina A&T.

Freshman (2001-02): Named to the ACC All-Rookie squad and finished second in voting for ACC Rookie of the Year. The leading freshman scorer in the ACC (10.7 ppg). Named to the ACC All-Tournament Second Team after averaging 12.3 points and helping NC State advance to the title game. Averaged 14.5 points in the NCAA Tournament, including 16 points in win over Michigan State.

Strengths: Despite his thin frame, he finds ways to get to the basket and finish or get to the free throw line. Solid passer and ball-handler who can make plays for others. Capable defender.

Personal: Named after Julius Erving. Majored in communications with a theater concentration.