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Julius Hodge goes back to his roots in ACC video series ‘A Cut Above’

In the lead up to the ACC tournament in Brooklyn, the league has been highlighting its connections to New York City with a video series called “A Cut Above” that I assume will air in chunks throughout the tournament. The Jules from Harlem himself was among the former New Yorkers featured. In the first video you can see why Julius Hodge would probably be an effective recruiter...
Via Backing the Pack
21 days ago

WATCH: Julius Hodge On NYC Basketball Then and Now

Julius Hodge elaborates on how the culture of basketball in NYC has changed since he was growing up. The main gist? Coaching just isn't the same. But he still sees New York as a recruiting hotbed. In preparation for the 2017 New York Life ACC Basketball Tournament in Brooklyn, Raycom Sports presents A Cut Above, basketball stories from a New York City barbershop.
Via ACC Digital Network
22 days ago

WATCH: Julius Hodge Returns to His Roots on the New York City Playground

Julius Hodge returns to Bill Robinson park, where he grew up learning the game and dreamed of playing in college and the NBA. The NC State legend talks about how playing on the playground in New York City prepared him for competition in the ACC. In preparation for the 2017 New York Life ACC Tournament in Brooklyn, Raycom Sports presents A Cut Above, basketball stories from a New...
Via ACC Digital Network
26 days ago

Former NBA player Julius Hodge joins Buffalo support staff

  Former NBA first-round draft pick Julius Hodge is preparing to start his post-professional basketball career at the University at Buffalo. Hodge on Monday was named the Bulls director of player development under new coach Nate Oats. The former shooting guard was the ACC's 2004 player of the year at North Carolina State. Hodge was selected by Denver with the 20th pick in the 2005...
Via Associated Press
May 18, 2015  |  Discuss

Darren Rovell gets called out by Seth Greenberg’s daughter over Steph Curry tweets

With Steph Curry winning the NBA MVP, Darren Rovell was doing his thing on Twitter when he just so happened to offend a family member of an ESPN colleague.  I know, I’m surprised this isn’t more of a daily occurrence. It all started when Rovell tweeted out Curry’s collegiate recruiting background and how Virginia Tech apparently took a player who only lasted one year in college...
Via Awful Announcing
May 04, 2015  |  Discuss

Former N.C. State Star Julius Hodge Is Not Happy With John Calipari’s Recruiting Tactics

On Monday, N.C. State received a commitment from three-star forward Shaun King. It did not take long for Kentucky to muddle up this recruitment, offering King shortly after his decision. King did not sign anything tying him to the Wolfpack, and is reportedly weighing his options. Former N.C. State star Julius Hodge is not happy about this develop, and took to Twitter to express his...
Via College Spun
April 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Former N.C. State Star, ACC Broadcaster Julius Hodge Says Wolfpack Better Than UNC, Duke

N.C. State currently sits at 17-11 overall and 8-7 in ACC play, and are “on the bubble” for an NCAA Tournament bid. Helping the Wolfpack’s case is the fact they beat No. 4 Duke back in January and knocked off No. 15 North Carolina on the road last night.  But former Pack star and ACC Digital Network analyst Julius Hodge doesn’t feel the rivalry wins merely strengthen his...
Via College Spun
February 25, 2015  |  Discuss

Julius Hodge Is Having Difficulty Breaking Into CBB Analyst Field, Thinks It’d Be Different If He Played At Syracuse

For many former college basketball players, analyzing the game is the next best thing to being on the court. If an athlete can’t stick in the NBA or overseas, a career talking about the sport for a television network is often sought.  Julius Hodge is one of these players. The former North Carolina State star, who played for the Wolfpack from 2001-05, spent three seasons in the...
Via College Spun
July 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Roy Williams Claims He Is Unaware Of What Classes His Players Take, Julius Hodge Tweets Response

Former North Carolina State guard/forward Julius Hodge has been very outspoken in regards to former North Carolina guard Rashad McCants’ claims of various academic violations committed by the school’s athletic department. Immediately after McCants’ initial allegations came down last week, Hodge took to Twitter to criticize both McCants and North Carolina. One of the people...
Via College Spun
June 11, 2014  |  Discuss

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