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UNLV's Stephen Zimmerman plans to go pro

Posted at 10:40 AM, Mar 28, 2016
and last updated 2016-03-28 14:05:38-04

Freshman Runnin' Rebel Stephen Zimmerman Jr. has announced that he is planning to enter the 2016 NBA draft. He made the announcement on Monday morning via Twitter.


Zimmerman is a graduate of Bishop Gorman High School. He was ranked as the nation's 10th best prospect by ESPN and a McDonald's All-American.

According to Yahoo Sports, The Vertical's draft insider Adrian Qojnarowski has the 19-year-old, 7-foot basketball player ranked No. 26. Zimmerman averaged 10.5 points and 8.7 rebounds for the Rebs during the one season.