PHILADELPHIA (AP) - The Philadelphia 76ers have selected Ohio
State shooting guard Evan Turner with the No. 2 overall pick of the
Turner, the Associated Press Player of the Year, was chosen in
the first round on Thursday night. He averaged 20.3 points, 9.2
rebounds and 5.9 assists while leading the Buckeyes into the round
of 16 in the NCAA tournament.
The 21-year-old Turner - 6-foot-7, 210 pounds - left Ohio State
after his junior year and is considered one of the most NBA-ready
players in the draft.