Julius Mays’ leadership boosts Cats in 74-28 win

Julius Mays - photo by Walter Cornett | WildcatWorld.com
Julius Mays – photo by Walter Cornett | WildcatWorld.com

Shirley didn’t put up with nonsense, and when acted out, his mother wasn’t afraid to let him know it.

“She told me with not her voice,” Mays said Monday after his 14-point game helped lead to a 74-28 exhibition win against Transylvania. “She told me in other ways.”

Mays hasn’t resorted to those, um, other ways yet. But the senior – a graduate-student transfer from Wright State – has become the sort of strong voice for the Wildcats that his mother was for him.

“It’s really how I was raised,” Mays said. “I had a strong mom. That was the mentality that she brought me up on, so I’ve always been like that on every team I’ve played on, since I’ve been younger.”

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