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Men's Basketball: Alum Bartley Invited To Pro Basketball Combine
Matt Sullivan, Director of Athletics Communications
Bartley one of 24 players invited to combine at IMG Academy
LAFAYETTE – Louisiana Ragin' Cajuns basketball alum Frank Bartley was one of 24 players invited to participate in the Professional Basketball Combine presented by HFactor, scheduled for May 22-23 at IMG Academy in Bradenton, Fla.
Bartley, a two-year letterwinner for the Ragin' Cajuns, averaged 17.8 points, 3.9 rebounds, 2.0 assists and 1.4 steals per game for Louisiana in 2017-18, where he was a first-team All-Sun Belt Conference and NABC All-District selection.
The Baton Rouge, La., native was named the recipient of the Pete Maravich Memorial Award, presented to the Major College Player of the Year by the Louisiana Association of Basketball Coaches and was voted as the Louisiana Sports Writers Association Player of the Year.
Bartley led the Sun Belt Conference in free throw percentage converting on 141 of his 164 attempts (.860), finished seventh in the league in scoring and was 10th in field goal percentage (.433), ninth in steals, third in 3-point field goal percentage (.383), fifth in 3-pointers made per game (2.6) and the team leader in minutes played (30.7/gm).
As a senior, Bartley played in 33 games during the season and scored in double figures in 32 straight contests after opening the season with a season-low three points at Ole Miss (11/10).
He scored 18 points against Arkansas State on March 1 to become the 47th player in school history to score 1,000 points in his Ragin' Cajuns career. Bartley became the ninth player in school history to reach the 1,000-point career scoring mark in two seasons, joining a list of players that included - Dwight "Bo" Lamar, Andrew Toney, Shawn Long, Kevin Brooks, Jerry Flake, Roy Ebron, Sydney Grider and Elvin Ivory.
The Professional Basketball Combine presented by HFactor is a secondary draft combine designed to give players an opportunity to showcase their talents in hopes of being selected to play professional basketball. Each player who attends will have the opportunity to workout, do combine testing and interview for NBA GMs, NBA scouts, G-League personnel and overseas opportunities in what could be a life changing experience.
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