D-League Draft held

The D-League Draft was held on Saturday night, with the Grand Rapids Drive selecting Tennessee State’s Robert Covington with the first overall pick. The Drive were making their first-ever D-League selection, and they grabbed the 205 cm forward who has spent time with the Houston Rockets and was last year’s D-League rookie of the year. The Drive, who will be the Detroit Pistons’ affiliate this season, also had the fifth overall pick and selected former Notre Dame standout Ben Hansbrough. The D-League kicks off its 14th season on Nov. 14. The 18-team league includes 17 that have one-to-one affiliates with NBA teams. Below is an overview of the D-League Draft.

ROUND 1

# Team Player College
1 Robert Covington Tennessee State
2 Elliot Williams Memphis
3 Erik Murphy Florida
4 Carrick Felix Arizona State
5 Ben Hansbrough Notre Dame
6 Milos Milisavljevic Country: Serbia
7 Tre Bussey Georgia Southern
8 Robert Vaden UAB
9 Marquis Teague Kentucky
10 Joonas Caven Country: Finland
11 Brady Heslip Baylor
12 Michael Dunigan Oregon
13 Melvin Johnson III Arkansas State
14 Chane Behanan Louisville
15 Fuquan Edwin Seton Hall
16 Damien Wilkins Georgia
17 Eloy Vargas Kentucky
18 Justin Jackson Cincinnati

ROUND 2

# Team Player College
1 D.J. Seeley Cal St. Fullerton
2 Daniel Coursey Mercer
3 Andre Emmett Texas Tech
4 Asauhn Dixon-Tatum Auburn
5 Omondi Amoke Cal State Fullerton
6 Nick Barbour High Point
7 John Bohannon UTEP
8 Naadir Tharpe Kansas
9 Yuki Togashi Country: Japan
10 Joseph Bertrand Illinois
11 Tristan Spurlock Central Florida
12 Jamal Jones Texas A&M
13 Trayvonn Wright North Dakota St.
14 Tristan Carey Longwood
15 Michael Williams Cal State Fullerton
16 Manny Atkins Georgia State
17 Sebastian Koch Elon
18 Quinton Doggett Southern

ROUND 3

# Team Player College
1 Shaun Pruitt Illinois
2 Lenzelle Smith Jr. Ohio State
3 Omari Johnson Oregon State
4 David Stockton Gonzaga
5 Devon Moore JMU
6 George Beamon Manhattan
7 Ryan Sypkens UC Davis
8 Keith Wright Harvard
9 Dane Miller Rutgers
10 Chadrack Lufile Wichita State
11 Kammeon Holsey Georgia Tech
12 Kodi Augustus Mississippi State
13 Dominic Waters Portland State
14 Tyrone White CSU Bakersfield
15 Xavier Munford Rhode Island
16 Mike McCall St. Louis
17 Ray Turner Texas A&M
18 Titus Rubles Cincinnati

ROUND 4

# Team Player College
1 Kenny Hall Tennessee
2 Brian Oliver Seton Hall
3 Donte Poole Murray State
4 Luke Loucks Florida State
5 Renaldo Woolridge USC
6 Anthony Vereen Texas-Arlington
7 Marcus Hall Colorado
8 Michael Haynes Fordham
9 Jonathan Mitchell Rutgers
10 Todd Mayo Marquette
11 Ravern Johnson Mississippi State
12 Kevin Foster Santa Clara
13 Tymell Murphy Florida International
14 Duke Mondy Oakland
15 Matt Hezekiah South Carolina St.
16 Marcus Melvin North Carolina State
17 Charles Hinkle American
18 Stephen Madison Idaho

ROUND 5

# Team Player College
1 LaQuentin Miles Central Arkansas
2 Kevin Anderson Richmond
3 Corey Raji Boston College
4 Joshua Freelove Buffalo
5 Kelsey Barlow UIC
6 Luis Jacobo IPFW
7 Nick Covington Oklahoma City
8 DeShone McClure Central Arkansas
9 Michael Porrini Kent State
10 A.J. Ussery Point Loma
11 Joel Wright North Texas
12 Kevin Thompson Morgan State
13 Marcus Bell Cal State Stanislaus
14 Jarvis Threatt Delaware
15 Ashton Gibbs Pittsburgh
16 Anthony Stover UCLA
17 Jordan Burris Cal St. San Bernardino
18 Stefan Bonneau C.W. Post

ROUND 6

# Team Player College
1 Brandon Goode Norfolk State
2 Travis Betran Austin Peay
3 Joe Mitchell Friends
4 Moses Sundufu St. Mary’s
5 Jerrell Sanders Ferris State
6 Arron Mollet Notre Dame Namur
7 Shane Gibson Sacred Heart
8 Mohamed Tangara Arizona
9 Amadou Mbodji Jacksonville State
10 Sherrod Wright George Mason
11 Dwayne Mitchell Louisiana-Lafayette
12 Kevin Olekaibe UNLV
13 Greg Howard Walsh
14 Austin Witter North Carolina A&T
15 Chris McNealy Cal-Irvine
16 Malik Smith Minnesota
17 Bill Clark Duquesne
18 Marcus Simmons USC

ROUND 7

# Team Player College
1 Marcus Goode Marshall
2 Mfon Udofia Georgia Tech
3 Tyrrel Tate Fayetteville State
4 Ricardo Barbosa Country: Brasil
5 Kevin Tiggs East Tennessee St.
6 Keith Chamberlain Grinnell
7 Deilvez Yearby IPFW
8 Brandon Provost UTPA
9 Sammy Yeager Cal State-Fullterton
10 Kyrie Sutton Binghamton

ROUND 8

# Team Player College
1 Justin Simmons Nebraska-Omaha
2 Cory Dixon New Orleans
3 John Petrucelli Molloy
4 Raymond Cowels Santa Clara

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