Dayton's bench reacts after a 3-pointer by Charles Cooke late in the second half against Davidson in the Atlantic 10 tournament quarterfinals on March 10, 2017, at PPG Paints Arena in Pittsburgh.
Photo: David Jablonski - Staff Writer
Photo: David Jablonski - Staff Writer

Charles Cooke to play in front of NBA scouts this week

Dayton graduate to participate in combine at IMG Academy

This is a new event. Twenty two players, including Cincinnati’s Troy Caupain and Xavier’s Malcolm Bernard, will attend. Scouts from 15 teams are expected to attend.

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Cooke, of Trenton, N.J., played two seasons with the Flyers. He led them in scoring with 15.6 points per game in 2015-16 and 15.8 points per game last season.

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Cooke and fellow Dayton guard Scoochie Smith played at the Portsmouth Invitational in April. Neither received an invitation to last week’s NBA Draft Combine, which featured 67 top prospects.

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