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MBB: Marble Drafted, Headed To Orlando

Updated: Thursday, June 26 2014, 11:21 PM CDT
IOWA CITY, Iowa -- University of Iowa’s Roy Devyn Marble was chosen with the 56th overall selection in the 2014
NBA Draft by the Denver Nuggets Thursday night. The rights to Marble will
ultimately be owned by the Orlando Magic due to a trade between the two teams.



Marble
becomes the 52nd Iowa men’s basketball
player to be selected in an NBA Draft and the first since Adam Haluska in 2007
(43rd pick by New Orleans).





Marble (6-foot-6, 200 pounds) was a two-time captain and earned the team’s
Chris Street Award in 2014. He finished his career fifth in Iowa career scoring
(1,694) and free throws made (432), sixth in assists (397) and seventh in
steals (176). The Southfield, Mich., native became the first Hawkeye to amass
550 points, 100 rebounds, 100 assists and 60 steals as a senior. He is one
of only two Big Ten players since 1986 to amass 1,675 points, 375 assists,
450 rebounds and 175 steals in a career.





Marble, who was a first team all-conference and all-district honoree,
led the team in scoring (17.0), steals (60), 3-pointers (52) and free throws
(142), and ranked second in assists (118) as a senior. He was the only player
in the Big Ten to average 17 points or more and collect 60 steals. MBB: Marble Drafted, Headed To Orlando


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