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Former Indiana Hoosiers center Cody Zeller achieved a standing vertical leap of 35.5″ at the NBA Draft combine on Friday. The 20-year-old Zeller’s jump is a record for any individual listed at 6’9″ or above in the last decade. After averaging 16.5 points, 8.0 rebounds and 1.3 assists over 36 games as a sophomore, the 7-foot, 240 pound Zeller unwisely declared for the draft in April. Once considered a top-five selection, Zeller is now only expected to go somewhere in the upper half of the opening round. An All-Big Ten First Team choice, it became clear that the native Indianan … Continue reading →
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CHICAGO — Indiana All-American Cody Zeller didn’t participate in the day one drills portion of the NBA Draft combine at Attack Athletics, but he did meet with the media and will participate in Friday’s strength and agility tests. Inside the Hall was there as Zeller fielded questions from the media on Thursday afternoon. Watch him [...]
The NBA Draft Combine begins Thursday in Chicago, and former Indiana players Victor Oladipo and Cody Zeller will be among the players participating. Both Oladipo and Zeller announced last month that they would leave school early for the NBA. Most teams have done their scouting of all the players entering the draft, and that is [...]
Indiana’s recruiting efforts in the area known as the DMV (D.C./Maryland/Virginia) in the Tom Crean era have yielded talents like Victor Oladipo, Maurice Creek and Stanford Robinson over the last five years. As arguably the most talent rich pocket of the country, it’s no surprise that the Hoosier staff continues to recruit the area hard. One [...]
Victor Oladipo mentions the late nights at the gym, the wear and tear on his key card, and he's quick to point out he's just a tad unusual, too.
The Indiana product is also just a few weeks away from realizing a dream.
The NBA draft is next month and Olapido figures to be one of the top picks after he helped lead the Hoosiers back to national prominence.
Looks like the Celtics are looking for bigs.
According to Sports Illustrated's Chris Mannix, Indiana's Cody Zeller has interviewed with the Celtics.
Most mock drafts have Zeller projected as a top-10 pick, so the odds of the Celtics snagging up the seven-footer are slim unless they trade up or he really bombs in workouts.
While Boston may not be able to draft Zeller, it...