BREAKING: Jeremy Morgan (UNI) to attend the PBC. He led UNI in points, rebounds, and made 3s this season. In his fourth and final season at UNI, Morgan averaged 14.8 ppg, 5.8 rpg, and made 60 threes on the year. Each year, Morgan brought new aspects to his game and showed grade improvement. In his junior season, Morgan scored 11.3 ppg while shooting 48% from the field and 40% from deep. He was named Second Team All-Missouri Valley Conference as a senior and was a member of the Missouri Valley Conference All-Defensive team both his junior and senior seasons. As Jeremy looks to take his game to the next level, he has been named a mid-major prospect to watch by Draft Express. Jeremy is represented by Mike Kneisley of The Neustadt Group.
BREAKING: Jaylen Johnson (University of Louisville) to Participate in the Professional Basketball Combine
BREAKING: Jaylen Johnson (University of Louisville) will participate in the PBC. He averaged 8 ppg and 5.8 rpg past season. In his three years at Louisville, Johnson improved his ppg, rpg, bpg, and free throw percentage each season. His points increased from 1.3 ppg to 5 ppg to 8 ppg this past year. Similarly, his rebounds increased from 1.3 rpg to 3.5 rpg his sophomore season, and 5.8 rpg this past season. In 20.5 minutes per game this past year, he blocked .5 shots per game and shot 62.5% from the foul line. Johnson’s improvement each season is encouraging and shows his dedication to improving his game each offseason. Officially deciding to leave Louisville after his junior season, Johnson is pursuing a professional basketball career.
BREAKING: Austin Nichols (University of Virginia) to Participate in the Professional Basketball Combine
BREAKING: Austin Nichols will attend the Professional Basketball Combine. He has career averages of 11 ppg on 53.7% shooting and 5 rpg. Nichols played his first two collegiate seasons at the University of Memphis. As a freshman, the 6’8’’ forward contributed immediately, appearing in 34 games. He scored 9.3 ppg and 4.3 rpg. The next season, Nichols took on a bigger role, playing more minutes per game. His scoring increased to 13.1 ppg and 6.1 rpg. After his sophomore season, Nichols transferred to the University of Virginia, where he sat out the 2015-2016 season as a redshirt. As a redshirt Junior, Nichols only appeared in one game this past season for Virginia before leaving the program. He has been preparing for the NBA draft and to play professionally since leaving. Austin is represented by Aaron Turner of Verus Management Team.
BREAKING: Katin Reinhardt (Marquette University) becomes the second player to commit to the Professional Basketball Combine. As a graduate student this past season, Reinhardt (10.8 ppg) played a key role on the Golden Eagles, who finished 3rd in the Big East. His freshman year, he helped lead UNLV to the NCAA tournament. Following his freshman season, Reinhardt transferred to USC and during his first year at USC, he led the team in scoring with 12.5 ppg. The following year, he continued to put his scoring ability on display and surpassed 1,000 career points. Reinhardt is represented by Zach Charles of 3pt Sports Management.
JJ Frazier (University of Georgia) will be attending the first annual Professional Basketball Combine held at IMG Academy on May 14-17, 2017. Frazier, a court general and natural scorer, started 29 of 34 games in his Junior season, averaging 17 ppg and 4.4 apg. He was named second-team All-SEC. In his senior campaign, JJ brought his game to new heights. After scoring 18.8 ppg, Frazier was selected by SEC coaches as first-team All-SEC. At 5’10’’, JJ is looking to follow a new trend of player under 6’ being largely successful in the NBA. JJ is represented by Zach Charles of 3pt Sports Management.