Utah State Men’s Basketball Standout Sam Merrill Invited To NBA Draft Combine

first_img Tags: Sam Merrill July 27, 2020 /Sports News – Local Utah State Men’s Basketball Standout Sam Merrill Invited To NBA Draft Combine FacebookTwitterLinkedInEmailLOGAN, Utah-Monday, former Utah State men’s basketball guard Sam Merrill became one of 105 NBA Draft Combine invitees worldwide.Scouts envision the 6-5 205-pound Bountiful High School graduate as a potential second-round draft pick for the NBA Draft, which is slated for October 16. The sharpshooter has also been lauded as one of the best shooters in this draft.Merrill ranks second in school history in scoring (2,197 points) and career assists (497 points).For his career with the Aggies, Merrill averaged 16.6 points and 3.6 rebounds per game.Merrill also set the school record for free throw percentage, connecting at an 89.1 percent clip (448-503) at the foul line during his Utah State career.It is expected the NBA Draft combine will occur in August although no definitive date for this event has been set as of yet. Written by Brad Jameslast_img

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