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The University of Delaware men’s basketball standout Nate Darling is starting his NBA journey as he signed a two-way contract with Charlotte Hornets on Wednesday, according to Adrian Wojnarowski.
In his junior season at Delaware, Darling averaged 21 points per game,3.9 rebounds, and 2.8 assists in 38.3 minutes per game in 32 games.
Darling was among the best in the Colonial Athletic Association in points per game as he was in the top three ( ranked third) with 21. The Delaware guard was also in the top 12 ( ranked 11th) in assists per game in the CAA with 2.8. The junior guard also led the CAA in minutes played per game with 38.3.
The Canada native also made splashes nationally as Darling’s 21 points per game had him ranked 18th overall in Divison I basketball. Darling made 107 three-pointers this season, which had him ranked sixth nationally. The Hens guard 107 made three-pointers is also a single-season record in Delaware’s program.
Darling’s monster year also brought him a lot of accolades, which include first-team All-CAA, NABC All-District 10, and USBWA All-District II and All-ECAC Second Team.