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.
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