Myles Turner: 2015 Draft Prospect
2014-2015 Season Stats
Courtesy of Texas Athletics
Will compete immediately for time in the frontcourt rotation … member of USA Under-18 National Team which won the gold medal at the 2014 FIBA Americas U18 Championship in June in Colorado Springs, Colo. … set a USA U18 competition record with 18 total blocks during the five-game tournament … 16th McDonald’s All-American and 11th Jordan Brand All-American in program history.
Euless Trinity High School in Bedford, Texas (head coach Mark Villines) … tabbed the No. 2 overall prospect in the nation by ESPN, No. 4 by 247Sports and No. 9 by Rivals.com … competed at the prestigious McDonald’s All-American Game, Jordan Brand Classic and as a member of the U.S. team at the Nike Hoop Summit in the spring following his senior year … averaged 18.1 points, 12.2 rebounds and 6.8 blocks per game as a senior while leading Trinity to a 24-7 overall record, including a 13-1 mark in District 6-5A.
Full name is Myles Christian Turner … son of David and Mary Turner … has one younger sister, Mya (12) … born March 24, 1996 in Bedford, Texas … wears jersey No. 52 to honor Habram (huh-BRAUM) Rosario, a close friend and middle school teammate who passed from leukemia when Myles was in ninth grade (Rosario wore No. 52 on the middle school team) … interested in majoring in psychology.