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Center | 7’-0” | 238 | Gonzaga

With Kelly Olynyk at center, Gonzaga reached a No. 1 ranking for the first time in the school’s history this past season. It’s hard to deny the impact this Canadian center had on the Bulldogs program, and with the size, speed and interior skills to compete at the next level he may have the same kind of impact in the NBA. Scouts may want more from him in terms of rebounding and shot blocking, but he showed the ability to score. Last season he averaged 17.8 points per game off of 62 percent shooting from the field and 77 percent shooting from the free-throw line.

NCAA Stats

Season

School

Conf

G

MP

FG

FGA

FG%

3P

3PA

3P%

FT

FTA

FT%

TRB

AST

STL

BLK

TOV

PF

PTS

2012-13

Gonzaga

WCC

32

26.4

6.7

10.7

.629

0.3

0.9

.300

4.1

5.3

.776

7.3

1.7

0.7

1.1

2.4

2.3

17.8

Draft Combine Measurements & Results

Height w/o shoes: 6'10.75"


Height with shoes: 7'0"


Weight: 234


Wingspan: 6' 9.75"


Standing Reach: 9'0"


Body Fat: 6.65


Hand Length: 8.5


Hand Width: 10


Three-quarter time: 3.59


Lane Agility Time: 11.49


Modified Time: 2.99


Standing Leap: 24.5


Maximum Leap: 29.5

“The redshirt junior averaged 17.8 points, 7.3 rebounds, 1.7 assists and 1.1 blocks per game this season. He also shot 63 percent from the field, helping to guide Gonzaga to a 32-3 record. Olynyk emerged as one of the nation's premier players after sitting out for a season to develop as a basketball player. During his redshirt year, Olynyk worked on strength training, agility and balance. He needed to improve in all those areas, particularly if he wanted playing time.”

- Nicole Auerbach, USA TODAY

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