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Wise to play in post-college tournament

Michael Ignatov / Arizona Daily Wildcat

University of Arizona meets University of California in an NCAA mens basketball game at McKale Center, Tucson, Ariz., Jan. 31, 2010. California up 34-32 at the half.
Michael Ignatov
Michael Ignatov / Arizona Daily Wildcat University of Arizona meets University of California in an NCAA men’s basketball game at McKale Center, Tucson, Ariz., Jan. 31, 2010. California up 34-32 at the half.

Arizona senior Nic Wise has accepted an invitation to play in the Portsmouth Invitational Tournament, an event for 64 college seniors to showcase themselves to NBA scouts.

The event will be held April 7-10 in Portsmouth, Va., and will give seniors a chance to play a guaranteed three games in front of NBA scouts prior to the NBA Pre-Draft Camp. It is the 58th year of the tournament.

The 5-foot-10, 177-pound guard out of Kingwood High School in Houston, Texas, is averaging 16 points, 3.4 rebounds and 3.8 assists through 21 games this year. He is the eighth-best Pacific 10 Conference player in scoring, seventh in assists and third in steals (1.9).

 

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