NASHVILLE, Tenn. - - Belmont University men's basketball standouts Kevin McClain (Jennings, Fla.) and Dylan Windler (Indianapolis, Ind.) will take part in 2019 NBA Summer League.
McClain, who signed a summer league deal with the Golden State Warriors last week, is scheduled to debut Monday, July 1 as Golden State takes part in a three-game slate in Sacramento. From there, the Warriors will play in Vegas Summer League July 5-15.
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McClain averaged 16.8 points, 3.6 rebounds and 3.9 assists per game this past season en route to All-OVC First Team honors. He scored a game-high 29 points in Belmont's 81-70 victory over Temple in the NCAA Tournament and had a game-high 20 points, six rebounds, six assists and two steals - and game-winning shot with 2.3 seconds remaining - in Belmont's victory at UCLA.
As for Windler, he and fellow first-round draft choices Darius Garland and Kevin Porter, Jr. will join head coach John Beilein in Utah as the Cavaliers participate in a three-game series in Salt Lake City. Then like the Warriors and the rest of the league, Cleveland will play in Vegas Summer League July 5-15.
Windler averaged 21.3 points, 10.9 rebounds and 2.5 assists per game this past season. He ranked fourth nationally in offensive efficiency by noted statistician Ken Pomeroy (Brandon Clarke, Zion Williamson, Matt Rafferty) and became just the fourth Ohio Valley Conference player since 1971 to post at least 1,600 career points and 1,000 career rebounds (Popeye Jones, Kenneth Faried, Chris Horton).
McClain and Windler led Belmont to 94 victories and three conference championships at Belmont, including notable victories over UCLA, Georgia, Vanderbilt, Marquette and Temple.
Every Golden State and Cleveland NBA Summer League game will be broadcast nationally on the ESPN family of networks (including ESPN app) or NBA TV.
Belmont University men's basketball has earned postseason invitations 13 of the last 14 seasons, including eight berths to the NCAA Tournament. The Bruins have won 17 conference championships since 2006 - third-most nationally over that span (Gonzaga, Kansas). Belmont is one of only six NCAA Division I programs outside the Power 5 to post Top 100 RPIs nine consecutive seasons (BYU, Gonzaga, Saint Mary's (CA), San Diego State, Wichita State). Belmont is one of only nine NCAA Division I programs to win 19 or more games 14 consecutive seasons (BYU, Duke, Gonzaga, Kansas, Louisville, Michigan State, North Carolina, San Diego State). Belmont University men's basketball boasts an NCAA-leading 17 CoSIDA Academic All-America selections since 2001 and is one of only three NCAA Division I programs to make the NCAA Academic Progress Rate (APR) Honor Roll every year of existence.