Tyler Harvey invited to NBA Draft combine


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Harvey during the NCAA tournament vs. Georgetown on March 19

By Sam Deal, Sports Editor

Tyler Harvey will have another opportunity to prove he belongs with the best prospects in the country after receiving an invite to participate in the NBA’s annual pre draft combine.

The combine started May 12 and will conclude on May 17 in Chicago, Illinois. Harvey is one of 62 participants who run through a series of drills, measurements and interviews to determine their abilities at the NBA level.

Harvey, who declared himself eligible for the draft on April 1, has seen his name rise up draft boards after initially being projected as going undrafted.

NBADraft.net has Harvey slotted as the 48 overall selection to the Oklahoma City Thunder.

Harvey helped lead the Eagles to the their second NCAA setting the school’s all-time single season scoring record in the process, averaging 23.1 points per game.

Shooting 43 percent on 3 point attempts makes Harvey one of the best shooters turning professional this season and is the part of his game that best translates to the NBA.
The one-time Eagle walk-on, will learn where here plays next when the NBA draft airs June 25.