Not that he was all that impressed with himself: "You're trying to make every one you shoot, right?"
Last week he hit the Berto Center in an effort to impress coach
“I put on the
That’s Shurna. If he makes the
But the NBA is for big studs, not nice guys, and the 6-foot-9, 222-pound Shurna hopes his four years in coach
"I think sometimes you get labeled as a system guy but in this system you have to dribble, pass, shoot and read defenders," he said. "I think it shows that I'm a well-rounded player with a strong skill set and plenty of room for potential."
Shurna switched to center in mid-season and finished third in the
DraftExpress.com ranks him 70thamong draft-eligible NBA prospects, and ESPN.com has him 80th with the analysis: "For a team that needs a shooter late in the second round, he might be worth the risk.
DraftExpress said his “best case” comparison is
One NBA talent evaluator told the Tribune that Shurna could find a home in the league because he "has a skill": shooting.
Another said he sees a parallel between Shurna and Notre Dame alum
Shurna will watch the draft with his family, saying he's hopeful a team will view him as "a versatile player that's willing to do anything to help the team win."