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Nine Big Ten Players Earn G League Elite Camp Invite

2021 NBA G League Elite Camp Photo by Randy Belice/NBAE via Getty Images

Nine Big Ten players from the 2020-2021 basketball season have received an invitation to participate in the G League Elite Camp being held this weekend (June 19-21) at the Wintrust Arena in Chicago, Illinois.

While some players received invitations after the the NBA unveiled the initial list of 40 players who received invitations, nine total Big Ten players have been reported to received invites.

Among those includes:

Illinois

  • Kofi Cockburn

Maryland

  • Aaron Wiggins

Michigan

  • Chaundee Brown
  • Hunter Dickinson
  • Mike Smith

Minnesota

  • Marcus Carr

Nebraska

  • Dalano Banton

Ohio State

  • E.J. Liddell
  • Duane Washington, Jr.

The invitations come in addition to the five Big Ten players invited to participate in the 2021 NBA Draft Combine beginning on Monday, June 21. The top performers in the G League Elite Camp will have the opportunity to earn invitations to the draft combine. 11 players earned invitations to the combine from the G League Elite Camp in 2019 and five were later drafted.