2008 Rocky Top Basketball League Draft

Will SheltonSenior Analyst IJune 11, 2008

Bad news: Ryan Childress has a dislocated kneecap and is out 12 weeks.

Fun news: The second edition of the Rocky Top Basketball League, featuring Tennessee Basketball players past present and future, held its 2008 Draft this week - you can find the complete results from the News-Sentinel's article, but here are the top three picks for each of the six teams (with overall selection number):

HT Group
Tyler Smith (1)
Courtney Pigram (11) (ETSU)
Daniel West (12) (incoming UT freshman)

Toyota of Knoxville
Wayne Chism (2)
Dane Bradshaw (10)
Rashard Lee (...for 3!) (13)

Rays ESG
Scotty Hopson (3) (incoming UT freshman)
Bobby Maze (9) (incoming UT juco)
Brian Williams (14)

Damon Johnson (4) (respect for the ex-Vol and last year's MVP)
Ron Slay (8) (instantly, this is my favorite team)
Renaldo Woolridge (15) (incoming UT freshman)
(also freshman Phillip Jurick at 20)

Richardson Construction
John Mueller (5) (Marquette)
Terrence Oglesby (9) (Clemson)
Stanley Asumnu (16)
(also Josh Tabb at 19)

First Tennessee
Cameron Tatum (6)
Jon Higgins (17)
Jordan Howell (18)

The league will play June 16-July 2 at Bearden High School, Monday and Wednesday nights with games at 6:00, 7:30 and 9:00 PM. There's a new website at rockytopbasketballleague.com that should offer stats and results for each game.