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Nevada basketball: Cameron Oliver intends to sign with agent

Oliver expects to head to the pros.

NCAA Basketball: NCAA Tournament-First Round-Iowa State vs Nevada James Lang-USA TODAY Sports

Former Nevada forward Cameron Oliver intends to sign with an agent which means he will remain in the NBA Draft, Oliver said Thursday afternoon.

"Yeah I'm in the process of doing so," Oliver said to News 4 when asked if he was hiring an agent. "I'm in a great position to pursue this dream and do it for a very long time. Right now I'm just kind of training and working out to be able to succeed in these NBA workouts that are coming up upon us in these next couple of weeks."

Oliver, a former 3-star prospect by the way of Sacramento, California, also received offers from Oregon State and Oregon before heading to Nevada.

In two seasons and 73 total games with the Wolf Pack, Oliver averaged 14.6 points, 8.9 rebounds, 2.6 blocks per game while shooting 48.5% from the field and 36.9% from three-point range. In either one or both of his two years with UNR, Oliver led the Mountain West in games played, defensive rebounds, total rebounds, blocks, blocks per game, block percentage and defensive win shares.

Under the guidance of head coach Eric Musselman, Oliver led his team to its first Mountain West title, capturing both the regular seasons and conference tournament crowns. The Wolf Pack was a #12 seed in this year’s NCAA Tournament, finishing the season with a 28-7 record, the second-most victories in Nevada’s 62-year program history.

As of Thursday afternoon, DraftExpress pegs Oliver 47th overall in its latest mock draft, being selected by the Milwaukee Bucks. Oliver is ranked 52nd in DraftExpress’ top 100 players, 14th among NCAA sophomores and also the 3rd-best non-power conference player.

The 2017 NBA Draft will take place on June 22.