Former Dayton forward to play in showcase event for pro scouts

Josh Cunningham finished his college career in March

Former Dayton Flyers forward Josh Cunningham will participate in the Worldwide Invitational from July 11-13 at the UNLV Student Recreation Center in Las Vegas, Nev.

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Cunningham was one of 72 players selected for the event, which describes itself as the “country's top professional basketball showcase.”

Coaches from Germany, French, Belgium, Poland and Italy will be at the event, according to its website, which states, “In addition to playing for our coaches, the players will also have the opportunity to be scouted by the general managers and coaches from all the top leagues in America, Europe, and Asia that will also be in attendance at our event.”

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Cunningham, the only scholarship senior on last year’s team, scored five points in his final game in March and finished his career with 964 points in a Dayton uniform. He ranks 52nd in school history between Kevin Conrad (983) and Charles Cooke (957). Counting his one season at Bradley, he scored 1,224 points

Cunningham’s final career field-goal percentage (63.9 percent) ranks second in UD history behind Sean Finn (64.7).

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