Draft Notes: Edwards, Ponds, Davis, Wiggins

Purdue guard Carsen Edwards plans to test the draft waters without hiring an agent, Gregg Doyel of the Indianapolis Star tweets. The 6’1” Edwards averaged 18.5 PPG and 2.8 APG as a sophomore for the Boilermakers, who were knocked out in the Sweet Sixteen by Texas Tech. Edwards will get some feedback and likely return to Purdue unless he gets some sort of draft guarantee, Doyel adds. Edwards is currently ranked No. 72 on the prospect list by ESPN’s Jonathan Givony.

In other draft-related news:

  • St. John’s guard Shamorie Ponds has declared for the draft but won’t hire an agent, according to Sportando. The 6’1” Ponds averaged 21.6 PPG, 5.0 RPG and 4.7 APG in his sophomore season with the Red Storm. Ponds is ranked No. 60 by Givony.
  • Mississippi junior guard Terence Davis will enter the draft, Givony reports. “I am hoping for an invitation to the NBA combine,” Davis told Givony. “I just want to show NBA executives that I have the physical tools and the skills to play in the NBA.” Davis, a 6’4” junior, averaged 13.8 PPG and 6.2 RPG for Ole Miss. He’s ranked No. 79 by Givony.
  • Bowling Green junior big man Demajeo Wiggins will enter the draft without hiring an agent, Givony tweets. The 6’10” Wiggins averaged a double-double this season at 13.7 PPG and 10.1 RPG. He’s not ranked among the Top 100 prospects.
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3 thoughts on “Draft Notes: Edwards, Ponds, Davis, Wiggins

  1. acarneglia

    I really like Shamorie Ponds and I’d love to see someone give him a shot.

  2. Thomas Swanson

    IF edwards were a point guard instead of a shooting guard, he’d be as good as Colin Sexton.

    • moazetongue

      Good point. 6’ 1” SGs don’t have a lot of success in today’s nba game. You’re either a PG that can generate a ton of points or a D player or you’re a wing player. Bigs are sometimes defined as small as Jae Crowder who is list s as a PF. Just a few years ago, he was classified as a SF.

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