Justin Jackson and Luke Kornet will have a pre-draft workout for the Hawks this week.
North Carolina’s Jackson, the ACC Player of the Year and a First-Team All-American, will be in Atlanta on Friday. Vanderbilt’s Kornet will be in Thursday.
Jackson led North Carolina in scoring at 18.4 points per game on the way to an NCAA national championship during his junior season. A 6-foot-8, 193-pound small forward, Jackson added 4.7 rebounds, 2.8 assists and 32.2 minutes in 39 games for the Tar Heels.
Jackson is the second player in North Carolina history, along with Rick Fox, to have 1,600 career points, 150 3-pointers, 400 rebounds and 300 assists. He set the school’s single-season record with 105 3-pointers. He increased his 3-point field-goal percentage from 29.2 (on 3.0 attempts per game) two seasons ago to 37.0 (on 7.1 attempts) last season.
Jackson is ranked as the No. 13 overall prospect by Draft Express.
Kornet earned first-team All-SEC and All-SEC defensive team honors during his senior season at Vanderbilt. The 7-1, 240-pound center/power forward is the NCAA’s all-time leader in 3-pointers for a player over 7-foot. He averaged 13.2 points and 6.2 rebounds in 31.5 minutes over 35 games last season.
Kornet was also named the SEC Scholar Athlete of the Year and was a second-team Academic All-American. He graduated with a double major in computer science and math.
Kornet is ranked as the No. 67 overall prospect by Draft Express.
The Hawks have three selections in the NBA Draft on June 22 with picks Nos. 19, 31 and 60.
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