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NBA Draft Results: Admiral Schofield drafted by the Wizards 42nd overall

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A year after testing the NBA Draft waters, Admiral Schofield now has a new home with the Washington Wizards. Schofield ended up going 42nd overall, landing in the second round of the 2019 NBA Draft.

It’s a more than fitting end to Schofield’s career, who became arguably the heart and soul of the Tennessee Volunteers men’s basketball program the last couple of years.

Schofield was a little known prospect coming out of high school, committing to Tennessee as a three-star recruit. He almost instantly outplayed that ranking, contributing right off the bat for the Volunteers.

The Admiral grew into one of two primary offensive threats for Tennessee, forming a dynamic duo with Grant Williams. The 6-6, 240 pound wing became the heart and soul of the entire program, capped with multiple big time late game performances.

Schofield tested the draft process after his junior season, but opted to return to school for his final year. He was the second leading scorer on the team, pouring in over 16 points per night for the Vols. Admiral’s strength was his presence as a three-point shooter, where he knocked down 41 percent of his attempts on the season.

Admiral will take that chiseled frame and shooting ability to the next level, where he’ll look to carve out an immediate role in Washington.

For our full look at Schofield, click here.