Sixers Select Michael Carter-Williams with 11th Overall Pick in 2013 NBA Draft
21-year-old set Syracuse school record for steals in a single season
PHILADELPHIA, PA. – JUNE 28, 2013 – The Philadelphia 76ers announced that they selected Michael Carter-Williams with the 11th overall pick in the 2013 NBA Draft. Carter-Williams was an early entry candidate for the draft following his sophomore season at Syracuse.
Carter-Williams (6-6, 185) averaged 11.8 points, a team-high 7.3 assists, 4.9 rebounds and a team-high 2.8 steals for the Orange this past season en route to earning All-Big East Second Team honors. His 111 steals set a school record for a single season.
During Syracuse’s run to the Final Four, Carter-Williams had a career-high 24 points against No. 1 seeded Indiana in the Sweet 16. He tallied 10 double-doubles over the course of the season, including 15 points and a career-high 16 assists vs. Monmouth.