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Bennett will have surgery on his rotator cuff on his left shoulder, reports. He could be out for up to four months.

Bennett will miss all of the pre-draft workouts and the NBA combine. NBA GMs will need to draft the 6-8, 240 lb forward on his play with the Runnin' Rebels. He should still be a lottery pick.

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Anthony Bennett: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

April 2, 2013

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Bennett declared for the NBA draft, the Toronto Sun reports. He averaged 16.1 points and 8.1 rebounds as a freshman with the Runnin' Rebels.

Bennett faded a bit against Mountain West competition and a shoulder injury slowed him down. He has an NBA frame (6-8, 23o lbs) and a diverse offensive game. The native Canadian should be a top ten pick.

March 26, 2013

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Bennett is expected to leave UNLV after one season and declare for the upcoming NBA Draft, according to

Bennett was easily the Runnin' Rebels' best player in his first season, averaging 16.1 PPG and 8.1 RPG. At 6-8 and with an NBA body already and a game that's pretty darn close, he's expected to be a lottery pick.

March 16, 2013

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Bennett scored 15 points and grabbed 11 rebounds during UNLV's loss to New Mexico in Saturday's Mountain West Conference championship game.

The freshman sensation finished the game 6-for-12 from the floor. A strong run in the conference championship tournament should land UNLV a good seed come Selection Sunday.

March 14, 2013

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Bennett led all scorers with 23 points during UNLV's 72-56 victory against Air Force on Wednesday.

Bennett shot 10-for-14 from the field and grabbed seven rebounds. With the win, UNLV will face Colorado State during Friday's semifinals.

February 28, 2013

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Bennett is day-to-day with nerve pain in his left shoulder, the Las Vegas Sun reports.

UNLV team trainer Dave Tomcheck indicated that the team is treating him as having inflammation of the nerve coming off the neck to the shoulder and that they are handling it as a day-to-day situation. If Bennett is unable to play Saturday, Mike Moser figures to receive more playing time.

February 24, 2013

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Bennett left Saturday's game against Wyoming with a stiff left shoulder, the Las Vegas Sun reports.

Bennett left the game with 15:55 left in the first half and didn't return to the game. Coach Dave Rice indicated that Bennett had slept on the shoulder wrong. UNLV next game is next Saturday against Nevada and Bennett will be reevaluated in the coming days.

February 17, 2013

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Bennett scored 21 points and grabbed 12 rebounds during UNLV's 72-70 victory over San Diego State on Saturday.

Bennett was 7-for-12 from the field and drained four treys. The freshman sensation also swatted three shots in 27 minutes of play.