Men's Basketball | 07/11/2022

Former Matador Cameron Young playing in NBA Summer League

YUMA, Ariz. - Former Arizona Western College Matadors men's basketball player Cameron Young is playing for the Cleveland Cavaliers in the NBA 2k23 Summer League.

Young, who played for the Matadors from 2014 to 2016, has played in two games for the Cavs' summer league team, averaging 13.0 points per game, averaging 21.6 minutes per contest.

The Los Angeles, Calif. native played in 61 career games for the Matadors, scoring 840 points, averaging 13.8 points per game in his two seasons at Arizona Western. As a sophomore, Young played in 31 games and averaged 17.2 points per contest.

Following his time in Yuma, Young went on to play at Quinnipiac University where he was named the Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference Player of the Year and was an Associated Press Honorable Mention All-American as a senior in 2019, averaging 23.5 points per game, the 12th highest average in the country.  

Young spent last season with the Cavaliers' NBA G-League affiliate, the Cleveland Charge, scoring 20.8 points per game in 31 contests.

The Cavs' summer league squad is back in action Wednesday, July 13 against the Charlotte Hornets at 2:00 pm. The game will be broadcasted on ESPNU. 

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