Pacers draft Bennedict Mathurin and Andrew Nembhard
By: Mike Stiles - Friday, June 24, 2022

(left to right) Bennedct Mathurin and Andrew Menbhard (photos courtesy of Getty Images)

(UNDATED) – The Indiana Pacers feel good with their selections in the 2022 NBA Draft. With their first pick which was sixth overall, the Pacers selected guard Bennedict Mathurin from Arizona and then with the 31st pick, they choose selected Gonzaga start guard Andrew Menbhard. Mathurin, a 6-6 guard, averaged 17.7 points, 5.6 rebounds and 2.5 assists per game during his sophomore season in 2021-22 for the Wildcats. The 20 year old was a consensus second-team All-American. Nembhard, 22, worked out for the Pacers and was a standout at the NBA Draft Combine in Chicago. The 6-5 guard averaged 11.8 points, 5.8 assists and 3.4 rebounds per game during the 2021-22 season, his second at Gonzaga after transferring from Florida,