Normally, when a university basketball participant wins the Naismith Men’s College Player of the Year Award, Wooden Award and the AP Player of the Year Award, the NBA Draft is often the subsequent cease.
Not for Purdue large man Zach Edey.
Edey introduced on Twitter Wednesday evening that he will probably be returning to the Boilermakers’ program for his senior season regardless of having such a stable junior yr.
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“RUN IT BACK,” Edey captioned his publish with a “Wolf of Wall Street” gif.
Edey used all of his 7-foot-4-inch body to guide the Boilermakers with 22.3 factors, 12.9 rebounds and a couple of.1 blocks per recreation within the paint over 34 video games. He additionally shot 60.7% from the sector.
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Like each NBA prospect, Edey went by the NBA Draft Combine to see what groups had been desirous about him. But, regardless of his numbers final season, Edey has been projected as a second-round decide.
While his dimension and 7-foot-10.5-inch wingspan have proven he can dominate the faculty recreation, scouts and evaluators assume he’ll have some hassle coping with extra athletic, smaller facilities within the league.
Returning for his senior season could lead on Edey to work on spots NBA groups need to see cleaned up, which may elevate his draft inventory.
Then once more, there’s additionally some redemption for the Boilermakers after they had been on the improper aspect of historical past after dropping to No. 16 seed Fairleigh Dickinson University as a No. 1 seed within the NCAA Tournament in March. It was simply the second time in historical past that occurred.
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With Edey again within the combine for subsequent season, the Boilermakers will as soon as once more be anticipated to be a prime crew within the Big Ten.