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UNLV's Stephen Zimmerman plans to go pro

Posted at 10:40 AM, Mar 28, 2016

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.