Dendy solid in pair of games at Portsmouth Invitational

Senior earned start in both contests

April 12, 2012 · Athletic Communications
PORTSMOUTH, Va. - Blue Raider senior LaRon Dendy made an early impression in his first game as part of the Portsmouth Invitational Tournament on Wednesday, scoring a game-high 15 points for the K&D Rounds Landscaping team. Dendy earned a start in the contest and also recorded five rebounds in 28 minutes of action.

Dendy made his second straight start on Thursday and produced another solid all-around effort. The Greenville, S.C., native scored nine points to go along with seven rebounds, an assist, a block and a steal in 26 minutes.

Dendy will play in his third contest of the tournament on Saturday at 11 a.m. CT.

The PIT is a 12-game tournament that showcases the top collegiate seniors from across the nation in front of representatives from every NBA team.Dendy is among 64 players chosen for the PIT field, with eight players comprising eight teams. Dendy joins Jarrod Jones (Ball State), Cameron Moore (UAB), Rakim Sanders (Fairfield), Kent Bazemore (Old Dominion), Darryl Bryant (West Virginia), Charles Hinkle (American) and Zack Rosen (Pennsylvania) as part of the K&D Rounds Landscaping team.

Players considered for the PIT must be seniors in good academic and athletic department standing. Former participants include the likes of John Stockton, Dennis Rodman, Tim Hardaway and Scottie Pippen. For more information, click here.

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