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Former UConn Center Named To NBA All-Rookie Second Team

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Andre Drummond (Jim Rogash/Getty Images Sports)

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Former UConn basketball center Andre Drummond of Middletown has been named to the NBA All-Rookie second team,   with a higher number of points than any other member of the second team.

Drummond played in sixty games for the Detroit Pistons this season, missing time late in the season because of an injury.

Drummond is the ninth former Husky named to an  All-Rookie Team, the first since Rudy Gay and Marcus Williams in 2006-07.

Drummond received five first-team votes,  15 second-team votes.

Members of the 2013 NBA All-Rookie First Team are were Damian Lillard of Portland, Bradley Beal of Washington, Anthony Davis of New Orleans, Dion Waiters of Cleveland, and Harrison Barnes of Golden State.

Other  Second Team members are Jonas Valanciunas of Toronto, Michael Kidd-Gilchrist of Charlotte, Kyle Singler of Detroit, and Tyler Zeller of Cleveland.

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