BREAKING: Malcolm Bernard (Xavier) to attend the PBC. He scored 15 points in their NCAA Regional Semifinal win over Arizona. Bernard started his career at Charleston Southern before transferring to FAMU. He sat out the 2014-2015 season due to transfer rules, and he transferred to FAMU. In his one season playing with the team, he averaged 14.4 ppg and 7.1 rpg. After graduating last spring, Bernard transferred to Xavier for his final year of college eligibility. He was a key player Xavier, who made it to the Elite 8, and had season averages of 6.4 ppg and 4.1 rpg. Bernard is represented by Brad Winton of Crowne Agency.
BREAKING: Antone Warren (Antelope Valley College) to Participate in the Professional Basketball Combine
BREAKING: Antone Warren (Antelope Valley College) to attend the PBC. The center averaged 11.4 points and 7.4 rebounds in 17 minutes per game this season. He also shot 63% from the field. Warren is the #5 ranked junior college player in the 2017 class and the #1 center. Warren possesses a unique combination of skill, strength, and size. The 6’10’’, 265 lbs center has decided to forgo a college scholarship and will pursue professional basketball opportunities. Warren is represented by Brad Winton of Crowne Agency.
BREAKING: Devin Carter to attend the PBC. He averaged 16.4 ppg last year for Arkansas State. He started his career at Kent State, but decided to transfer after his freshman season to Arkansas State. He did not appear in any games in the 2014-2015 season due to transfer rules. His redshirt sophomore season, Carter played a huge role for the Red Wolves and he averaged 17.3 ppg. His junior season, he averaged 16.4 ppg and shot over 40 percent from three. He led the team in scoring and 3PT % the last two seasons. Following this season, Carter was selected NABC First Team All District and Second Team All Sun Belt. Carter is represented by Brad Winton of Crowne Agency.
BREAKING: QJ Peterson (VMI), who averaged 19.6 ppg last season, to attend the PBC. Peterson has been a dynamic scorer ever since he arrived on campus. As a freshman, he averaged 19 ppg. He was named the 2013-14 State Rookie of the Year in Virginia as selected by the league sports information directors and voted to Big South All-Freshman squad. His sophomore year, he only played 18 games due to injury, but was leading the team in scoring average (19.6) when he got injured. The next year, Peterson was named All-Southern Conference Coaches Team and First Team (Media) and voted First Team All-State (VASID) after averaging 19.8 ppg. He scored a school record 46 points vs. Mercer, which also tied the most points in a D1 game during the year. His senior season, QJ averaged 19.6 ppg and 6.5 rpg. Peterson is represented by Brad Winton of Crowne Agency.
BREAKING: Maverick Rowan (NC State) to attend the PBC. He made 134 3s in two years with the Wolfpack. As a freshman with NC State, Roman put up impressive numbers by averaging 12.9 ppg and 3.1 rpg. He ranked fifth in the ACC with 2.45 made 3-pointers per game and his 426 points ranked third all-time at NC State for a freshman. His sophomore year, Rowan became a much more efficient player. His shooting average went from 36% his freshman year up to 43% his Sophomore year. He averaged 12 ppg and 3.7 rpg. After two years at NC State, Rowan is looking to play professionally next season.
BREAKING: James Blackmon Jr. will participate in the PBC. Blackmon Jr. led Indiana University in scoring (17 ppg) last season and shot 42.3% from 3. In 76 career games, Blackmon Jr. hit 205 threes. In his junior year, he averaged career highs in points, assists, and made threes per game. This past season, he scored 26 points against Kansas in an overtime victory and hit the game clinching three pointer against the National Champion to-be UNC. On January 21st, Blackmon Jr. scored 33 points and made 6 three pointers in a win over Michigan State. Blackmon Jr. has proven he can be a prolific scorer against the top competition in the country.
BREAKING: Canyon Barry (University of Florida) to Participate in the Professional Basketball Combine
BREAKING: Canyon Barry (University of Florida) to participate in the PBC. He averaged 11.4 ppg last year. Berry spent his first three collegiate seasons at Charleston. He redshirted his freshman year. As a redshirt freshman, he ranked third among all CAA freshman in scoring with 9.6 ppg and was named to the 2014 CAA All-Rookie Team and CAA All-Academic Team. As a sophomore, Barry started in every game and led the team in scoring with 12.5 ppg. He ranked 14th in scoring and 18th in rebounding (5.1) in the CAA. The following season, he averaged a conference-leading 19.7 points and 3.4 rebounds per game and was named CAA Player of the Week three times. After graduating from Charleston in 2016, Barry had one year of eligibility remaining and transferred to the University of Florida where he was named SEC Sixth Man of the Year. On the court, he scored 27 points in an overtime win vs. Georgia and scored 30 at Auburn the game after, which was the highest single-game scoring outputs by an SEC player off the bench this season. Off the court, Barry was named CoSIDA Academic All-America of the Year, which is the the top academic honor in the country, along with first-team Academic All-America honors. Barry is represented by Greg Javardian and Michael Oakes of Elevation Basketball Agency.