Darrun Hilliard invited to LeBron James Skills Academy

Eric Hartline-USA TODAY Sports

Villanova's Head Coach, Jay Wright dropped some interesting news on Twitter this morning...

On the heels of participating in the Kevin Durant Skills Academy, Darrun Hilliard will join 80 of the top high school players and 30 other collegians July 9-12 in Las Vegas. The Academy touts, "Players will have four days of competitive skills workouts and 5-on-5 games in order to showcase their skills for NCAA coaches and NBA scouts in attendance.

The skills academies are part of an ongoing Nike campaign showcasing the best college and high school players to NBA and college scouts.

The complete rosters for the event have not been released.

The 6'6.5" rising senior averaged 14.3ppg during the 2013-14 season and added 3.6 rebounds per game as he became the 59th member of Villanova's 1000 Point Club.

Roster Invitees

Player Pos Height Weight Grad Year School
Isaiah Taylor G 6'3" 168 Sophomore Texas Longhorns
Buddy Hield G 6'4" 214 Junior Oklahoma Sooners
Darrun Hilliard G 6'6" 219 Senior Villanova Wildcats
D.J. Newbill G 6'5" 215 Senior Penn State Nittany Lions
Kevin Pangos G 6'2" 185 Senior Gonzaga Bulldogs
Terry Rozier G 6'2" 189 Freshman Louisville Cardinals
Juwan Staten G 5'11" 186 Senior West Virginia Mountaineers
Joe Young G 6'2" 178 Senior Oregon Ducks
Ron Baker G 6'4" 222 Junior Wichita State Shockers
Anthony Brown F 6'7" 207 Senior Stanford Cardinal
Perry Ellis F 6'8" 222 Junior Kansas Jayhawks
Treveon Graham G 6'6" 224 Senior VCU Rams
Rondae Hollis-Jefferson F 6'7" 219 Sophomore Arizona Wildcats
Vincent Hunter F 6'8" 200 Sophomore UTEP Miners
Jarrell Martin F 6'10" 242 Sophomore LSU Tigers
Jordan Mickey F 6'7" 234 Sophomore LSU Togers
Georges Niang F 6'8" 236 Junior Iowa State Cyclones
Kelly Oubre F 6'7" 199 Freshman Kansas Jayhawks
R.J. Hunter G 6'7" 180 Junior Georgia State Panthers
Michael Qualls G 6'6" 198 Junior Arkansas Razorbacks
Dez Wells G 6'4" 221 Senior Maryland Terrapins
Delon Wright G 6'5" 179 Senior Utah Utes
Marcus Foster G 6'2" 213 Sophomore Kansas State Wildcats
Sam Dekker F 6'9" 229 Junior Wisconsin Badgers
Stanley Johnson F 6'7" 235 Freshman Arizona Wildcats
Bobby Portis F 6'10" 235 Sophomore Arkansas Razorbacks
Aaron White F 6'9" 222 Senior Iowa Hawkeyes

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