Bazemore To Play In NBA Summer League for Thunder & Warriors

June 30, 2012
By ODU Athletics
ODU Sports

June 30, 2012

NORFOLK, VA-- Kent Bazemore (Kelford, NC.) has accepted offers to play in the upcoming NBA Summer League for the Oklahoma City Thunder in Orlando and the Golden State Warriors the following week in Las Vegas. The Orlando Summer league is July 9-13 and the Las Vegas League is July 13-22.

Kent was a repeat selection as CAA Defensive Player of the Year. He was a First team All-CAA selection and All-District selection. Kent scored a career high 37 points against Drexel and 28 points at Missouri State. Kent is ODU's 20th all-time scorer with 1,416 career points and ODU's second all-time steals leader with 250.

Bazemore's 140 career games played is a new ODU record. Kent scored 27 points and 12 rebounds at Delaware and against Drexel. During the season, Kent was named to Hall of Fame Tip-Off All-Tournament squad after he had seven steals against South Florida where he also hit 12 of 14 free throws.

Kent and his fellow seniors were the winningest group in ODU history with 101 career wins which include two NCAA tournaments, a CIT Championship and CIT quarterfinals along with two CAA titles.

Kent became the 48th Monarch to reach 1,000 career points (vs. Richmond), and hit late baskets at Richmond and JMU to send games into overtime. One of four Monarchs with over 200 career steals. Kent graduated in May with degrees in Human Services and Criminal Justice.