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NBA Draft 2019: Darius Garland drafted by the Cleveland Cavaliers

Garland is Vandy’s first first round pick since Wade Baldwin in 2016.

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The first SEC player is off the board in the NBA Draft, as the Cleveland Cavaliers have selected Darius Garland with the fifth overall pick.

Garland averaged 16.7 points per game in five games for the Vanderbilt Commodores before a torn meniscus cost him the rest of his freshman season.

The guard joins fellow SEC standout Collin Sexton in Cleveland.