Charles Bassey NBA Decision Update | WKU Connection

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With the NBA draft looming in the coming weeks the time is coming for those wishing to return to college must make their decision by Wednesday night before 11:59 PM.

As of right now Bassey is not listed as a first round prospect in any mock draft by ESPN, CBS, Bleacher Report, or 247 sports. Bassey’s return to the Hill next season is crucial to the Hilltoppers hopes at an NCAA tournament birth for the first time since 2013.

As of right now we’re hearing that Bassey is 50/50 on whether or not to return to school next season ahead of Wednesday deadline.

Charles Bassey Not Invited To The NBA Scouting Combine?

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Over the weekend the NBA combine sent out their invites to the Top 60 prospects. These prospects are not finalized yet, but it appears Western Kentucky’s Charles Bassey was not invited. Here’s the list as leaked by NBA Draft God on Twitter-

Obviously this list is not finalized yet due to some invitees may not participate in the combine (i.e. Ja Morant). Charles Bassey could be listed as an alternate. For those who are wanting to see Charles return for a second season on the Hill this is a step in that direction.

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WATCH- Charles Bassey Shows Ability To Shoot The 3

Earlier today the media outlet Frankie Vision posted this video of WKUs Charles Bassey shooting 3’s

One thing scouts look for in big men today is the ability to stretch the floor and shoot the three pointer. In this video Charles knocks down 8 consecutive 3’s.

Charles has until April 21st to enter his name for the NBA combine. If doing so, he would have until June 10th to withdraw his name from the NBA draft in order to return to school.