Andrew Hutchinson is a multimedia reporter for the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette. He is a graduate of the University of Arkansas.
Qualls to participate in Kevin Durant Skills Academy
Arkansas' Michael Qualls (24) during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game against Kentucky, Thursday, Feb. 27, 2014, in Lexington, Ky. Arkansas won 71-67. (AP Photo/James Crisp)
FAYETTEVILLE Michael Qualls has been selected as one of 15 college basketball players to attend the Kevin Durant Skills Academy held in Washington, D.C. from June 27-29.
The academy started in 2011 and chooses the top 15 wings in college and top 30 wings in high school to participate in it.
Last season, Qualls averaged 11.6 points, 4.5 rebounds and 1.9 assists per game as a sophomore for Arkansas.
Qualls joins teammate Bobby Portis as Razorbacks participated in prestigious summer camps. Portis is currently at the Nike Elite Youth Basketball (EYBL) Big Man Skills Academy in Union, N.J.