Erick Green was drafted in the second round with the #46 overall pic
k by the Utah Jazz on Thursday night. His pick is part of a proposed trade, which means that Green will end up playing for the Denver Nuggets.
Green averaged 25 points per game as a senior, which led the nation in scoring. He was Virginia Tech’s first basketball player to be named ACC Player of the Year.
With his selection in the mid-second round, Green becomes the highest drafted Tech player since Bimbo Coles went #40 overall to Sacramento in 1990.