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June 26, 2014 at 7:33 PM

C.J. Wilcox taken in first round of NBA draft

C.J. Wilcox, the unassuming sharp shooter who set three-point and scoring records at Washington, was taken with the 28th pick by the Los Angeles Clippers in Thursday’s NBA draft. Wilcox, a 6-5, 195-pound shooting guard, averaged 18.3 points, 3.7 rebounds and 2.5 rebounds last season. He shot 87.3 percent at the free throw line, 45.3…

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June 10, 2014 at 6:19 AM

Taking a look at NBA draft prospects C.J. Wilcox, Zach Lavine and Spencer Dinwiddie

A few of the intriguing story lines in the June 26 NBA draft are the varying opinions and projections about C.J. Wilcox, Zach LaVine and Spencer Dinwiddie. A few draft observers believe the former Pac-12 stars could significantly impact the decisions of draft prospects in the future. For example, consider the curious case of Wilcox. The former…

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April 16, 2014 at 10:52 AM

Kyle Anderson, Zach LaVine enter NBA draft

Kyle Anderson and Zach LaVine made it official, they’re leaving UCLA and entering the NBA draft. Considering Jordan Adams and Norman Powell weren’t included in Wednesday’s news, it appears as if they’re returning next season for the Bruins. In a statement released by the school, Anderson said: “I want to thank everyone at UCLA for…

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April 15, 2014 at 1:52 PM

Aaron Gordon, Nick Johnson enter NBA draft

During a joint press conference Tuesday afternoon, Aaron Gordon and Nick Johnson announced they’re leaving Arizona and entering the NBA draft. Gordon, a 6-9 freshman forward, is considered a lottery pick while Johnson, a 6-3 guard, is projected as a second-round pick. Coach Sean Miller said he ‘whole heartedly’ supports their decision. Miller also announced freshman…

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April 14, 2014 at 10:54 AM

Nigel Williams-Goss returning to Washington

Washington freshman Nigel Williams-Goss told the Huskies he’s returning for his sophomore season, according to a school spokesperson. The 6-3 guard considered turning pro and entering the 2014 NBA draft. “I’m very excited to be coming back,” Williams-Goss told CSNNW.com. “I believe in the development of our current team along with the new recruits we…

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April 10, 2014 at 5:02 PM

Poll question: Should Nigel Williams-Goss enter NBA draft?

Washington freshman Nigel Williams-Goss is considering making a one-and-done jump to the NBA. Let’s examine his situation. FIVE REASONS TO ENTER NBA DRAFT 1. The statistics say Williams-Goss is among the best point guards in the nation. He averaged 13.4 points, 4.4 rebounds and 4.4 assists. Only five point guards from the six major conferences averaged…

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April 9, 2014 at 4:12 PM

Nigel Williams-Goss considering NBA draft

Perhaps sooner than anyone expected, Nigel Williams-Goss is considering leaving Washington to enter the NBA draft. “We just believe that it’s best to explore his options,” said Williams-Goss’ father Virgil. “This wasn’t something we were looking at. It was brought to us. Once that happened, the ball started rolling.” Per NCAA rules, college basketball players who…

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June 28, 2013 at 11:21 AM

Did C.J. Wilcox make the right decision?

After reviewing Thursday’s NBA draft, it’s uncertain if C.J. Wilcox was smart to return to Washington for his senior year. At best the Husky sharp-shooter was considered a late first-round choice while a more conservative pre-draft NBA review projected he’d be an early to middle second-round pick. By most accounts Wilcox would have been taken among the…

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