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2012 NBA Draft: Tyler Zeller
TeamDallas
Round 1
Selection 17
Position Center
School North Carolina
Year SR
Height 7-0
Weight 253
High School Washington
Hometown Washington, IN
2012: Selected by Dallas in 1st round (17th overall) of the NBA Draft; Traded to Cleveland in a five-player deal, June 29th...2013: NBA All-Rookie Second Team...2014: Traded to Boston in a three-team deal, July 10th.

Named the 2012 Atlantic Coast Conference Player of the Year and voted to the All-ACC First Team as a senior after leading North Carolina to a No. 1 seed in the NCAA Tournament with averages of 16.3 points, 9.6 rebounds, and 1.5 blocks per game...Also named a second team All-American after his senior season in which he converted 55.3 percent of his field goal attempts...Earned the 2012 Academic All-American of the Year award for an equally outstanding performance off the court...Averaged 15.7 points and 7.2 rebounds per game as a junior to earn a spot on the 2011 All-ACC second team...Came off the bench during his sophomore and freshman seasons...Member of the 2009 National Championship Tar Heel squad...Was Mr. Basketball of Indiana and a McDonald`s All-American after an outstanding prep career...Very mobile big man with a good touch around the basket...Scoring threat from the mid-range as well as inside...Has soft hands and a nose for rebounding...Will need to add strength to battle inside with professionals at the next level...Not an explosive leaper...Has very good court awareness on both ends of the floor...Proved to be a great leader once inserted into UNC`s starting lineup...Comes from an outstanding basketball pedigree.

2011 Stats
NovemberMINPTSFGAFGM3PTFTOFFDEFTOTASTSTLBLKTOPF
11/11 @Michigan State319830315602031
11/13 @UNC-Asheville302713801117800143
11/20 Miss Valley St231615800641012311
11/22 Tennessee St2712960034702102
11/25 @South Carolina20121240441512114
11/26 UNLV245610307700014
11/30 Wisconsin3512530616700001
Total1909368330271634502861016
 
DecemberMINPTSFGAFGM3PTFTOFFDEFTOTASTSTLBLKTOPF
12/3 @Kentucky2814940653821141
12/6 Evansville22129502551041112
12/10 Long Beach State3217970336941144
12/17 Appalachian St2631151109551011001
12/19 Nicholls2077301651122121
12/21 Texas24811302381110204
12/29 Elon221912607941301121
Total174108723903036367214771314
 
JanuaryMINPTSFGAFGM3PTFTOFFDEFTOTASTSTLBLKTOPF
1/1 Monmouth2285400471131122
1/7 Boston College30201280426801223
1/10 Miami-Florida251611604641011132
1/14 @Florida State33148602771401434
1/19 @Virginia Tech311411504471111222
1/26 NC State2721118056111712120
1/29 Georgia Tech2317970303312224
1/31 @Wake Forest311813508991800303
Total222128804903038549279161620
 
FebruaryMINPTSFGAFGM3PTFTOFFDEFTOTASTSTLBLKTOPF
2/4 @Maryland22221270834700234
2/8 Duke332315807471100224
2/11 Virginia30251690754933123
2/15 @Miami-Florida2991340144823104
2/18 Clemson3014960225701132
2/21 @NC State3114730817810444
2/25 @Virginia31201170624610122
2/29 Maryland273012502062802313
Total233157954905927376479151726
 
MarchMINPTSFGAFGM3PTFTOFFDEFTOTASTSTLBLKTOPF
3/3 @Duke261911901371000025
3/9 Maryland2914840634720124
3/10 NC State32231180709910015
3/11 Florida State361912705751200012
3/16 Vermont29179409691521431
3/18 Creighton2511740306600103
3/23 Ohio4020148048142200464
3/25 Kansas34121160024610422
Total251135835003529588761141726
Season Total1070621398220018114621936536345873102