July 23, 2006

Mayo heroic in star battle

There's heroic and then there's heroic. How about being down three and
hitting a four point play against an opponent considered one of the best
defenders in the country? That is exactly what O.J. Mayo did
earlier today. After Eric Gordon hit a driving layup to put Mean
Streets Express up 82-79 with 8.5 seconds left, Mayo took a pass on the left
wing behind the arc and drilled a three-pointer while being fouled with 2.9
seconds left by Derrick Rose of Mean Streets. Mayo then calmly
knocked down the free throw and his D-1 Greyhounds team escaped with a 83-82
victory.



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