Gonzaga’s Corey Kispert selected 15th overall by Washington in the NBA draft

SPOKANE, Wash. — The ultimate leader for the Gonzaga Bulldogs is headed from Washington state to Washington D.C. as Corey Kispert is selected 15th overall in the NBA draft Thursday night.

Kispert was a four year starter for the Bulldogs who transformed himself from a good player, to an All-American through his legendary work ethic at Gonzaga.

Kispert averaged 18.6 points, and 5 rebounds per game as a Senior and shot 44 percent from three-point range.  Kispert is regarded as one of the best shooters in the draft class.

Kispert is now reunited with another Gonzaga star Rui Hachimura.