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Pre-Draft Workouts For June 14

06/14/13
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    The Portland Trail Blazers will host the following players for pre-draft workouts at the team's practice facility in Tualatin:



    RAY MCCALLUM
    Position: Guard
    Height/Weight: 6-3 (1.91 m)/ 190 (86.2 kg)
    Birthdate: June 12, 1991 (Madison, Wis.)
    High School: Detroit Country Day (Beverly Hills, Mich.)
    College: Detroit

    An early entry candidate for the 2013 NBA Draft.

    Career Highlights:
    Three-time All-Horizon selection, earning league Player of the Year honors in 2013. Compiled 1,618 points to rank eighth on Detroit's all-time scoring list, while also ranking fourth in steals (175) and seventh in assists (451). Played with Team USA at the 2011 World University Games in Shenzhen, China. Averaged 4.5 points and 0.9 assists in just over 10 minutes per contest in eight games. One of the most highly-recruited players in University of Detroit history, earned national accolades in being named to the McDonald’s and Parade high school All-American Teams in 2010.

    Junior (2012-13): The 2013 Horizon League Player of the Year and a Lute Olson All-American. Led the Titans in points (18.7 ppg), assists (4.5 apg) and steals (1.9 spg) for the third-straight season as well as minutes played (36.6). Also paced the Horizon League in scoring and steals, while finishing second in assists, assist-to-turnover ratio (2.2) and minutes played, and sixth in field goal percentage (49.1). Helped Detroit earn a trip to the NIT and achieve a 20-13 record. Selected All-Horizon League First Team and NABC District 12 First Team. One of 10 student athletes to be named to the Division I-AAA Athletics Directors Association Scholar-Athlete Team.

    Sophomore (2011-12): Led the team in points (15.4 ppg), assists (4.0 apg) and steals (1.6 spg) for the second straight season as well as minutes (33.7 mpg). An All-Horizon League First Team selection and the Horizon League Championship MVP. Selected to the Lou Henson mid-major All-America team as well as the NABC All-District First Team. Also a Preseason John Wooden Award Top 50 selection, Preseason James Naismith Award Watch List and Bob Cousy Award Final 20 honoree. Second in the Horizon League in scoring, third in assists, fourth in steals and assist-to-turnover ratio (1.8), fifth in minutes played and seventh in free throw percentage (76.6).

    Freshman (2010-11): The Horizon League's Newcomer of the Year and first Detroit Titan true freshman to ever be honored on an All-Horizon League Team (Second Team). Named to the CollegeInsider.com's Freshman All-America squad. Led the Titans in scoring (13.5 ppg), assists (4.9 apg) and steals (54). His 157 regular season total assists ranked second in NCAA amongst freshmen.

    Strengths:
    Has good speed and quickness. Likes to attack the basket. Solid understanding of the game. Plays bigger than 6-3. Very competitive.

    Personal: Played under his father, Ray McCallum, Sr., at University of Detroit.



    NATE WOLTERS
    Position: Guard
    Height/Weight: 6-4 (1.93 m)/ 190 (86.2 kg)
    Birthdate: May 15, 1991 (St. Cloud, Minn.)
    High School: St. Cloud Tech HS (St. Cloud, Minn.)
    College: South Dakota State

    Career Highlights: Ranks first in school history with 2,353 points, 663 assists and 644 free throws made. One of only four players in Division I history to finish career with 2,000 points, 600 rebounds and 600 assists. Named to the First Team All-Summit League as a sophomore, junior and senior. Named Third Team All-American by the Associated Press as a senior.

    Senior (2012-13): Ranked first on team in scoring (22.3 ppg), assists (5.8 apg) and steals (1.7 spg). Scored in double figures in 33 of 33 games played. Scored a career-high 53 points on 17-for-28 shooting against IPFW. Scored 18 points along with a career-high 12 assists in another game against IPFW. Scored 32 points along with 10 rebounds and nine assists against Cal State Bakersfield.

    Junior (2011-12):
    Ranked first on team in scoring (21.2 ppg), rebounds (5.1 rpg), assists (5.9 apg) and steals (1.7 spg). Scored in double figures in 34 of 34 games played. Scored a season-high 34 points along with five rebounds and seven assists against Washington. Scored 21 points along with eight rebounds along with a career-high 12 assists against Oakland.

    Sophomore (2010-11): Ranked first on team in scoring (19.5), assists (6.1 apg) and steals (1.3 spg). Scored in double figures in 29 of 31 games played. Scored a season-high 36 points along with six rebounds and six assists against North Dakota State. Scored 21 points along with a season-high 11 assists against IUPUI. Scored 30 points along with nine rebounds and seven assists against IPFW.

    Freshman (2009-10): Ranked first on team in assists (2.9 apg) and steals (1.7 spg) while ranking fourth in scoring (10.1 ppg). Scored in double figures in 19 of 30 games played. Scored a season-high 17 points three times, against Centenary, Oral Roberts and IUPUI. Scored 15 points along with four rebounds and six assists against Nevada.

    Strengths: Has excellent size for a point guard. Excellent scorer, ballhandler and play-maker. Very good perimeter shooter. Very good floor general.

    Personal: Earned four varsity letters in Tennis in high school.



    BRANDON PAUL
    Position: Guard
    Height/Weight: 6-4 (1.93 m)/ 200 (90.7 kg)
    Birthdate: April 30, 1991 (Gurnee, Ill.)
    High School: Warren HS (Gurnee, Ill.)
    College: Illinois

    Career Highlights: Played in 138 games with 89 games started in his four-year career. Named Third Team All-Big Ten as a junior and senior.

    Senior (2012-13): Ranked first on team in scoring (16.6 ppg) while ranking second in assists (2.7 apg) and rebounds (4.4 rpg). Scored in double figures in 33 of 36 games played. Scored a season-high 35 points on 10-for-16 shooting against Gonzaga. Grabbed a season-high nine rebounds along with 17 points against Eastern Kentucky. Scored 25 points on 10-of-16 shooting against Minnesota.

    Junior (2011-12): Ranked first on team in scoring (14.7 ppg) and assists (2.9 apg) while ranking second in rebounds (4.7 rpg). Scored in double figures in 25 of 32 games played. Scored a career-high 43 points on 11-for-15 shooting while grabbing eight rebounds against Ohio State. Grabbed a career-high 10 rebounds along with 19 points against Missouri.

    Sophomore (2010-11):
    Averaged 9.0 points, 3.1 rebounds, and 2.1 assists in 22.4 minutes per game. Scored in double figures in 13 of 34 games played. Scored a season-high 23 points on 9-of-10 free- throw shooting against Purdue. Grabbed a season-high eight rebounds along with eight points in an NCAA Tournament game against UNLV. Scored 21 points along with five rebounds against Northwestern.

    Freshman (2009-10): Averaged 7.8 points and 3.1 rebounds in 18.9 minutes per game. Scored in double figures in 10 of 36 games played. Scored a season-high 22 points along with four rebounds and four assists in his NCAA debut against SIU-Edwardsville. Scored 20 points twice, against Northern Illinois and Clemson. Scored 17 points against Gonzaga.

    Strengths: Highly skilled scorer with a quick first step. Capable of putting the ball in the basket inside and out. Gets to the free throw line at a high rate. Capable defender with good tools.

    Personal: Majoring in recreation, sport, and tourism. Son of Cliff and Lynda Paul. Mother played basketball at Ball State. Father played semi-pro football for the Racine Raiders. Worked as a weekly mentor during high school at a behavior correction middle school.



    TONY SNELL
    Position: Guard
    Height/Weight: 6-7 (2.01 m)/ 200 (90.7 kg)
    Birthdate: November 10, 1991 (Riverside, Calif.)
    High School: King (Riverside, Calif.) College: New Mexico

    Career Highlights: Selected MVP of the 2013 Mountain West Tournament and Second Team All- League as a junior. Helped the Lobos to both a regular season and postseason conference title. Ranks 10th all-time at New Mexico with 434 career three-point attempts, making an impressive 38.0 percent of them. Played in 104 career games for the Lobos with 77 starts, 70 consecutive. Nearly hit the 1,000- point mark with 952 career points.

    Junior (2012-13): Averaged 12.5 points (13th in Mountain West), 2.9 assists (9th), 0.8 steals, 0.5 blocks and 2.1 turnovers in 31.2 minutes per game. Shot 42.2 percent from the field, 39.0 percent from three and 84.3 percent from the line. Ranked seventh in league in threes per game (1.8). Finished as the second-leading scorer on UNM and helped the Lobos rank 38th in the nation in points allowed. Selected Third-Team All-Mountain West. Named Mountain West Tournament MVP after a game-high 21 points on 5-of-7 three-pointers in the title game win vs. UNLV. Scored 13 straight points in the contest -- and 13 of the last 17 -- for UNM late in the second half. Finished the tournament averaging 17.7 ppg on 17-of-33 shooting and 12-of-20 shooting from three. Had seven games with 20-plus points. Caught fire vs. George Mason with a personal-best 27 points (8-12 FGs, 4-6 3Ps, 7-7 FTs), also handing out four assists. Totaled 25 points (8-11 FGs, 3-6 3Ps, 6-7 FTs) at Nevada along with four rebounds and four assists. Tallied a season-high seven three-pointers on just 13 attempts in a 21-point, seven-assist performance at Air Force.

    Sophomore (2011-12): Averaged 10.5 points, a career-high 2.9 assists, 2.7 rebounds, 2.3 assists, 0.5 steals and 0.4 blocks in 25.6 minutes. Shot a career high 44.8 percent from the field as well as 38.7 per- cent from three-point range (4th in conference) and 83.1 percent from the line. Ranked fifth in league in threes per game (2.1). Honorable Mention All-Mountain West. Named All-Mountain West Tournament Team after averaging 13 ppg in the league tourney, hitting nine three-pointers. Top games of the season included season-best 24 points vs. Montana State, making five threes in the opening minutes of the game and finishing with a then career-best six, on just eight attempts. Also posted 24 points two games later vs. New Mexico State (5-8 FGs, 5-8 FTs, 9-9 FTs). Tallied a then-season-high 21 points, including four threes, on 8-of-12 shooting vs. Washington State.

    Freshman (2010-11): Averaged 4.4 points and 1.9 rebounds in 17.5 minutes per game. Strengths: Strong shooter. Good perimeter defender. Able to finish at the rim, utilizing his length.

    Personal: High school teammate of San Antonio Spurs forward Kawhi Leonard at Riverside (Calif.) King HS.



    JACK COOLEY
    Position: Forward
    Height/Weight: 6-9 (2.06 m)/ 246 (111.6 kg)
    Birthdate: April 4, 1991 (Evanston, Ill.)
    High School: Glenbrook South HS (Glenview, Ill.)
    College: Notre Dame

    Career Highlights: Played in 123 career games with 66 games started. Is one of 53 players in school history with over 1,000 career points. Named First Team All-Big East as a senior and Second Team All- Big East as a junior. Earned Honorable Mention All-American honors by the Associated Press as a senior. Named Big East Most Improved Player as a junior.

    Senior (2012-13): Ranked first on team in rebounds (10.1 rpg) and blocks (1.2 bpg), and second in scoring (13.1 ppg). Scored in double figures in 29 of 35 games played. Scored a season-high 26 points along with a season-high 16 rebounds against DePaul. Scored 24 points along with 15 rebounds against Niagara. Blocked a career-high six shots along with 19 points and 11 rebounds against Evansville.

    Junior (2011-12): Ranked first on team in points (12.5 ppg), rebounds (8.9 rpg), and blocks (1.6 bpg). Scored in double figures in 19 of 33 games played. Scored a career-high 27 points along with 17 rebounds against Providence. Grabbed a career-high 18 rebounds along with 22 points against Rutgers. Scored 22 points along with 14 rebounds against DePaul.

    Sophomore (2010-11): Averaged 3.7 points along with 3.1 rebounds in 10.3 minutes per game. Scored a season-high 18 points along with a season-high eight rebounds against South Florida. Scored 13 points along with five rebounds against Maine.

    Freshman (2009-10): Averaged 1.0 points and 1.8 rebounds in 5.3 minutes per game. Scored a sea- son-high five points along with a season-high eight rebounds against Bucknell.

    Strengths: Elite rebounder. Has decent size along with very good strength and length. Efficient scorer around the basket. Tough player with a high motor on both ends of the floor.

    Personal: Son of John and Phyllis Cooley. Majoring in Finance. Oldest of two children.



    ZEKE MARSHALL
    Position: Center
    Height/Weight: 7-0 (2.13 m)/ 235 (106.6 kg)
    Birthdate: December 13, 1990 (Pittsburgh)
    High School: McKeesport HS (McKeesport, Pa.)
    College: Akron

    Career Highlights: Played in 138 career games, averaging 9.2 points, 5.2 rebounds and 2.7 blocks. Named MAC Defensive Player of the Year as a senior and junior. Named All- MAC First Team as a senior and All-MAC Second Team as a junior. Named the MAC Tournament MVP as a sophomore. Named to the MAC All-Freshman Team as a freshman.

    Senior (2012-13):
    Ranked first on team in scoring (13.0 ppg) and blocks (3.7 bpg) while ranking second in rebounds (7.0 rpg). Scored in double figures in 25 of 33 games played. Scored a season-high 21 points along with eight rebounds and five blocks against Texas Southern. Grabbed a season-high 12 rebounds twice, against Coppin State and Ohio. Scored 11 points along with five rebounds and four blocks in an NCAA Tournament game against VCU. Blocked a career-high nine shots along with 18 points and eight rebounds against Toledo.

    Junior (2011-12): Ranked first on team in scoring (10.4 ppg), rebounds (5.4 rpg) and blocks (2.8 bpg). Scored in double figures in 20 of 34 games played. Scored a season-high 21 points along with six rebounds and seven blocks against Arkansas-Pine Bluff. Grabbed a season-high 11 rebounds against Youngstown State. Scored 17 points along with seven rebounds in an NIT Tournament game against Northwestern.

    Sophomore (2010-11):
    Ranked first on team in blocks (2.6 bpg) and second in rebounds (4.9 rpg). Scored in double figures in nine of 36 games played. Scored a career-high 22 points along with eight rebounds against Youngstown State. Scored 20 points along with 11 rebounds against Kent State. Scored 14 points along with a career-high 14 rebounds against Arkansas-Little Rock.

    Freshman (2009-10): Averaged 5.1 points, 3.9 rebounds and 1.7 blocks in 16.8 minutes per game. Scored a season-high 13 points twice, against Eastern Michigan and Miami (Ohio).

    Strengths: Has excellent size and length for a center. Good finisher around the rim. Excellent shot-blocker and solid overall defender.

    Personal: Son of Nicole and Darryl Bozeman. Has four siblings. Pursuing a major in computer information systems.

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