Meyers Leonard On Official 2012 NBA Combine Participants List

The NBA has released the official 2012 NBA Combine participants list with Illinois Fighting Illini G Meyers Leonard among the 59 players attending.


Related: Meyers Leonard Goes No. 21 To Boston Celtics In Latest Draft Express Projection

Leonard, a sophomore at Illinois, is widely expected to be among the draft picks in the 2012 NBA Draft. In his two seasons with the Illini, Meyers has played in 65 games and earned a starting position in his second year with the club. In the 2011-12 NCAA season, he averaged 13.6 points, 8.2 rebounds and 1.9 blocks per game.

The highest drafted Illini in school history is G Deron Williams who was selected No. 5 overall in the 2005 NBA Draft. There have been a total of 14 Illinois grads selected in the NBA draft.

For updates, stay tuned to SB Nation Chicago. For more in-depth coverage of Illini basketball, head over to Hail to the Orange. And for more from around the world of college hoops, check out SB Nation's NCAA basketball news hub.

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