North Carolina's Bullock going pro
Chapel Hill, NC (Sports Network) - North Carolina junior forward Reggie Bullock has decided to enter the 2013 NBA Draft.
Bullock was Carolina's third-leading scorer and second-leading rebounder last season, averaging 13.9 points and 6.5 rebounds in 35 games. He was an All-ACC second-team pick.
"It's been a great experience at Carolina and after talking to my family, the coaches and my inner circle of friends, I am ready to take the next step in my career," said Bullock in a statement Tuesday. "I want to play at the next level and will put my name in the NBA Draft this year. I want to thank all of my coaches, teammates and the Carolina fans for their support these past three years. We did some great things that have prepared me to play in the NBA. I know the Tar Heels will have a great year next season."
Bullock was third in the ACC in 3-point percentage, hitting at a 43.6 percent clip. He made 88 threes, the third-best single-season total in North Carolina history.
"Reggie is such an outstanding young man and a talented basketball player," said Tar Heels coach Roy Williams. "He was our most consistent player this season, was productive on both ends of the floor and gave us great leadership. Our hope is that his decision will work out in a very positive manner for Reggie. He has big dreams and we will help him and support him in his efforts to reach those dreams. I'll always enjoy reflecting on Reggie's three seasons as a big part of our program."
Bullock appeared in 100 games as a Tar Heel and averaged 9.9 points. His 188 made 3-pointers are the eighth-most in school history.
04/16 13:23:50 ET