Michael Carter-Williams drafted 11th overall by Philadelphia 76ers
Syracuse (WSYR-TV) – Former Syracuse University guard Michael Carter-Williams has been selected 11th overall by the
He declared for the draft after his sophomore season.
Carter-Williams played 40 games last season for the Orange, averaging 11.9 points per game, 7.3 assists per game and 2.8 steals per game.
He helped guide the Orange to the Final Four in the NCAA Basketball Tournament back in April.
He was rated 20th overall on the 2011 ESPNU 100 when he signed with Syracuse University out of St. Andrews School in Rhode Island.
The 21-year-old Carter-Williams is listed at 6’6 and 185 pounds.
Scouts like his length and play-making ability but have concerns about his strength and outside shooting.
Carter-Williams is the sixth player from Syracuse University to be drafted in the first round of the NBA Draft in the last six years.
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