RAPTORS 905 SELECT EADDY, FRANCIS AND JARRETT IN G LEAGUE DRAFT
By Raptors 905 Staff /December 22, 2021
Raptors 905, NBA G League affiliate of the Toronto Raptors, announced today the selections of Tahj Eaddy, Blake Francis, and Tristan Jarrett in the 2021-22 NBA G League Draft.
Eaddy, picked 33rd overall, appeared in 94 career games (57 starts) with three teams; Southeast Missouri State (2016-17), Santa Clara University (2018-20) and most recently University of Southern California (2020-21), as a senior, where he averaged 13.6 points, 2.9 rebounds, and 2.8 assists in 31.2 minutes of action. A native of West Haven, CT, Eaddy was named to the Second Team All-Pac-12 for the 2020-21 season.
Francis, picked 43rd overall, appeared in 105 career games (70 starts) over two seasons at Wagner College (2016-18) and two seasons at University of Richmond (2019-20). In 20 games (all starts) as a senior, he averaged 16.1 points, 2.3 rebounds, 2.2 assists and 1.4 steals in 33.4 minutes of action. The Virginia native was named Atlantic 10 All-Conference Second Team for the 2019-20 and 2020-21 seasons.
Jarrett, selected 63rd overall, appeared in 62 career games (40 starts) over a season at Kennesaw State University (2017-18), a season at Three Rivers College (2018-19), before joining Jackson State University (2019-21) for two seasons, averaging a career-best 21.1 points, 5.3 rebounds, 1.4 assists and 1.4 steals in 31.8 minutes of action as a senior. A Brownsville, TN native, Jarrett was named the Southwestern Athletic Conference Men’s Player of the Year in the 2020-21 season.
Following the draft, Raptors 905 claimed Trey McBride from the available player pool. McBride appeared in 86 career games (81 starts) over three seasons at Northwood University. As a senior, he averaged 12.8 points, 5.7 rebounds, and 2.6 assists in 31 games (all starts).