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Autistic teen's 20-point night touches all

Updated: February 24, 2006, 3:48 PM ET
Associated Press

GREECE, N.Y. -- Jason McElwain had done everything he was asked to do for the Greece Athena High School basketball team -- keep the stats, run the clock, hand out water bottles.

The 17-year-old senior, who is autistic and usually sits on the bench in a white shirt and black tie, proceeded to hit six 3-point shots, finished with 20 points and was carried off the court on his teammates' shoulders.

That all changed last week for the team manager in the final home ...

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