Found June 28, 2012 on Sox and Dawgs:
Two former UConn Huskies men's basketball players saw themselves taken in the first round of the 2012 NBA Draft on Thursday night in Newark, NJ. Here's the release from UConn: NEWARK, N.J. - Andre Drummond and Jeremy Lamb joined the growing list of first-round NBA draft choices from the University of Connecticut when both were among the top 12 selections in the 2012 NBA Draft, held Thursday night at the Prudential Center in Newark, N.J. Drummond (Middletown, Conn.), UConn's 6-11 starting center last season, was taken by the Detroit Pistons with the No. 9 overall pick. Lamb (Norcross, Ga.), a 6-5 shooting guard who was the Huskies' leading scorer last year, was selected with the No. 12 overall pick by the Houston Rockets. The UConn duo become the 17th and 18th first-round picks from UConn and the Huskies' 12th and 13th lottery picks, all under 26-year head coach Jim Calhoun. They are the 14th and 15th UConn players to leave school early for the NBA Dr...
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