Opposing defenses have "Guy on the mind"

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (CBS19 SPORTS) -- As Florida State Coach Leonard Hamilton took questions from the press after falling to Virginia, he was asked about Braxton Key, but had another player on his mind.

"He will just catch it and turn around in the air and knock it in, oh I'm talking about (Braxton) Key I'm sorry," Hamilton said when he realized he was talking about Kyle Guy instead of Key, "I was thinking about Guy, see I've got Guy on the mind."

Safe to say many of the Cavaliers opponents have had the junior guard on their mind lately. Guy set a school-record Saturday with 11 straight three-pointers made between the Florida State game and the previous game against Marshall. Asked after the game and Guy says this is the hottest he has ever been.

"My freshman year I went on a 16-0 run by myself," Guy said, "But that's not 11 made field goals, so that's a lot of points."

During this two-game span Guy has scored 51 points with 30 points against Marshall and 21 versus Florida State. This hot streak was not without the encouragement of teammate early in the first half during a timeout.

"I pulled him aside and I told him just move hard and we're going to find him," junior guard Ty Jerome said, "And he started moving really hard, got the defense chasing and he got hot."

"My teammates having confidence in me really gets me going," Guy said, "I think Ty really does a great job and is a true servant, always trying to find me and get me going, always tells me at every timeout I'm getting ready to get you going."

His Coach Tony Bennett, a renowned shooter himself, said Guy's shooting in practice has carried over to the game, but the guard has taken it to another level.

"I think he is mechanically sound, but what he does have the ability to do is sometimes twist or turn in the air and find it and he can get it rolling for sure," Bennett said.



 
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