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Cummard, Nevill join Utah Flash

Cummard, Nevill join Utah Flash



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PROVO -- Former local college standout basketball players, BYU's Lee Cummard and Utah's Luke Nevill have joined the Utah Flash.

Both players spent the summer working out with various NBA teams, but after failing to make an NBA roster have decided to play with the Flash.

Former BYU standout Lee Cummard has joined the Utah Flash
Former BYU standout Lee Cummard has joined the Utah Flash

Cummard and Nevill sent in their paperwork to the league earlier this week and will be local allocation players for the Flash, and thus will not have to participate in the draft.

They will begin workouts with the Flash starting Nov. 15.

Cummard, is a 6-foot-7 guard from Mesa, Ariz. He was a three-time all-Mountain West Conference player. After earning third-team honors as a sophomore in 2006-07, he was a first-team honoree in 2007-08 and 2008-09.

Former Utah standout Luke Nevill has joined the Utah Flash.
Former Utah standout Luke Nevill has joined the Utah Flash.

Cummard was also the Co-Player of the year and received Associated Press All-America honorable mention recognition in 2007-08.

Nevill was named Honorable Mention All-America following his senior season. Additionally he was named the Mountain West Conference's Player of the Year and Defensive Player of the Year as a senior. Nevill was also MWC's Tournament MVP.

He finished his career as Utah's all-time blocks leader (205), third in defensive rebounds (672) and fourth in points (1,898). Had 32 double-doubles and 25 games of 20 points or more during career.

Utah Flash veterans expected to report to camp on the 15th include Andre Ingram, Carlos Wheeler, Bennett Davis, Dontell Jefferson, James Lang, and Gavin Grant.

The Flash will bring a total of 17 players to training camp and Flash opening day roster will consist of 10 players. Workouts begin on Nov. 15 at the Pinnacle Security Gym in Orem, Utah.

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