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Georgetown's leading scorer Markel Starks became the latest Hoya selected first-team All-Big East. Sophomore D'Vauntes Smith-Rivera received second-team honors.
In 1985, Washington had the 12th pick in the draft. A kid out of Louisiana Tech was drawing a lot of attention. His name was Karl Malone, soon to become Karl "the Mailman" Malone. He was seen as a perfect fit for the Bullets. So their turn came and the Bullets stepped up — and drafted Kenny Green out of Wake Forest.
Anthony Bennett was stunned at the start. David Stern had a big surprise at the finish.
The former Georgetown star will stay at Verizon Center to begin his professional career after the Wizards took him with the third overall pick in Thursday night's draft.
Anthony Bennett became the first Canadian No. 1 overall pick, and Nerlens Noel tumbled out of the top five and right into a trade in a surprising start to an unsettled NBA draft.
Some credible buzz has been building that the Cleveland Cavaliers may use the No. 1 pick to take the former Maryland center. If that creates a "Say what?" reaction, it probably should.
This isn't simply an opportunity for general manager Ernie Grunfeld to add to the gifted young core of John Wall and Bradley Beal while solidifying the gap at small forward, much in the same way the Oklahoma City Thunder built a juggernaut through the draft and savvy trades driven by the long view, not instant gratification.
Porter was the Big East player of the year and finished second in the voting behind Michigan's Trey Burke for The Associated Press player of the year award.
All-American Otto Porter Jr. is leaving Georgetown after his sophomore season and declaring himself eligible for the NBA draft.