The Arizona Wildcats are sending 4 of its players to this year’s NBA Draft: T.J. McConnell, Stanley Johnson, Rondae Hollis-Jefferson and Brandon Ashley. Chris Emens of Octagon will represent McConnell and McConnell is being considered as a participant in next week’s NBA combine, the league’s major showcase before its June 25 draft. Johnson, Hollis-Jefferson and Ashley all expect to be invited as well.
Johnson and Ashley, who both signed with agent Bill Duffy, are preparing for the draft in Santa Barbara, California at P3 facility while Hollis-Jefferson is in New York training and being represented by Toronto-based Mike George of Excel Sports Management.
McConnell just completed his senior year with the Wildcats after transferring from Duquesne after his sophomore year; his career averages are 10.17 points, 2.33 steals, and 5.40 assists. Freshman guard, Stanley Johnson averaged 13.76 points, 6.50 rebounds, and 1.50 steals a game during this past season at Arizona. Rondae Hollis-Jefferson has competed as a Wildcat for the past 2 seasons and has averaged 10.18 points and 6.28 rebounds. Brandon Ashley is coming off of his best year yet offensively at Arizona averaging 12.24 points and 5.18 rebounds during his junior season.