Former Lehigh standout C.J. McCollum continues hard at work in preparation for the 2013 NBA Draft set for Thursday, June 27 at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn. McCollum has worked out in Phoenix, Sacramento and Utah over the past week as he continues to showcase his talents to NBA executives. He was also featured on NBA.com in a three-minute video piece as NBA TV tagged along for his graduation.
Recent Lehigh graduate C.J. McCollum is blogging for NBA.com leading up to the NBA Draft on Thursday, June 27. Here’s his latest entry.
Nine Lehigh athletic teams were honored with Academic Progress Rate Public Recognition Awards, as announced by the NCAA on Wednesday. Awards are given each year to teams scoring in the top 10 percent in their respective sport with their Academic Progress Rate (APR). Lehigh is one of 62 schools that have received at least one Public Recognition Award in each of the eight years of the program.
Lehigh head men’s basketball coach Brett Reed announced the addition of three student-athletes on Wednesday, who will all enter the program in the fall. Miles Simelton and Cole Renninger enter following stellar high school careers while John Ross Glover transfers to the Brown and White after his freshman campaign at Division I Lipscomb University.
Former Lehigh standout C.J. McCollum is in the midst of a busy stretch with the NBA Combine last weekend followed by graduation on Monday and the NBA Draft Lottery Tuesday. McCollum’s stock has continued to rise and is predicted by many as a top-10 pick in the upcoming NBA Draft.