Thursday, June 24, 2010
Updated: June 25, 10:50 AM ET
All-American Reynolds goes undrafted
NEW YORK -- Villanova's Scottie Reynolds has become the first AP All-American since the NBA-ABA merger in 1976 not to be taken in the NBA draft.
Reynolds, a 6-foot-2 senior guard, was not one of the 60 players who heard their name called Thursday night in the two rounds of the draft.
Reynolds averaged 18.5 points and 3.3 assists per game last season for the Wildcats, who were ranked in the top 10 all season and reached the second round of the NCAA tournament.
The other four All-Americans were all taken in the first round with Kentucky freshmen John Wall and DeMarcus Cousins going first and fifth, respectively, while juniors Evan Turner, the national player of the year from Ohio State, and Wesley Johnson of Syracuse were the second and fourth picks.
Seven All-Americans were taken in the second round, including Chris Douglas-Roberts of Memphis in 2008 and DeJuan Blair of Pittsburgh last year.
Two players were taken in the third round -- BYU's Danny Ainge, who was playing with the Toronto Blue Jays in 1981 and Cal-Irvine's Kevin Magee in 1982.