Tonight's Pilot Rocky Top League draft pool of 69 players features eight members of the University of Tennessee men's basketball roster.
scorer in 2011-12, will likely be the first current Tennessee player selected, while sophomores Yemi Makanjuola and Brandon Lopez, redshirt freshman Quinton Chievous and incoming freshman Derrick Reese are also draft-eligible.
Two UT players, Jarnell Stokes and Josh Richardson, won't be participating due to outside obligations. Stokes is currently in Brazil as a member of the U.S. National Team at the FIBA Americas U18 Championship, while Richardson recently returned from a two-week goodwill tour in Germany and Poland with Athletes In Action.
Three more Vols — Jeronne Maymon, Trae Golden and Dwight Miller — have yet to be cleared for play after undergoing offseason knee surgery.
Notable former Tennessee players expected to be selected tonight include Ron Slay, Tyler Smith, Cameron Tatum, Dane Bradshaw, Wayne Chism, Melvin Goins, Jon Higgins, Bobby Maze and J. P. Prince.
Top 15 picks in Rocky Too League draft.
1.) James "Boo" Jackson, DeRoyal Industries
2.) Jordan McRae, Choice Spine
3.) Kenny Hall, Campus Lights
4.) Wayne Chism, Rice Buick GMC
5.) Bobby Maze, R. Larry Smith Insurance
6.) D’Mario Curry, News Sentinel
7.) Melvin Goins, News Sentinel
8.) Skylar McBee, R. Larry Smith Insurance
9.) J.P. Prince, Rice Buick GMC
10.) Tyler Smith, Campus Lights
11.) J.P. Primm, Choice Spine
12.) Larricus Cunningham, DeRoyal Industries
13.) Lorenza Ross, DeRoyal Industries
14.) Dane Bradshaw, Choice Spine
15.) Jake Troyli, Campus Lights