Ryan Arcidiacono and Daniel Ochefu have each found NBA homes, even if they're temporary. After going undrafted Thursday night, Arcidiacono will sign with the Spurs and Ochefu with the Wizards, according to multiple reports and a tweet from Villanova head coach Jay Wright.
The journey continues ! @RyArch15 joins the @spurs - @DanielOchefu23 joins the @WashWizards ! pic.twitter.com/WLsTiFxCQu— Jay Wright (@VUCoachJWright) June 24, 2016
With both 'Nova grads going undrafted, they will likely have to earn a roster spot with their franchises through summer league performances and in training camp. Arcidiacono reportedly has a partially guaranteed deal.
Arcidiacono averaged 12.5 points, 2.9 rebounds, 4.5 assists and just 1.5 turnovers for national champion Villanova this past season. Ochefu, also a four-year player, averaged 10.0 points, 7.5 rebounds and 1.5 blocks as a senior. He improved his scoring average each year with the Wildcats.
The next time fans can see the duo play will likely be on July 9 during the Samsung NBA Summer League in Las Vegas. NBA summer leagues, held with various teams in Orlando, Utah and Las Vegas, are for mostly first- and second-year players who have either just been drafted or are fighting for roster spots. On July 9, the Wizards play the Utah Jazz and the Spurs play the Golden State Warriors in Vegas.