2014 NBA Draft Profile: Syracuse Guard Tyler Ennis

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Mar 22, 2014; Buffalo, NY, USA; Syracuse Orange guard Tyler Ennis (11) against the Dayton Flyers during the third round of the 2014 NCAA Tournament at First Niagara Center. Mandatory Credit: Timothy T. Ludwig-USA TODAY Sports

Canadian product Tyler Ennis showed maturity beyond his years by impressively stepping into Jim Boeheim’s Syracuse program as a freshman and doing a steady job of running the show for a team that late in the season, was ranked first in the nation.

Thought to be one of the more coveted point guards in this year’s NBA draft, Ennis could be an even better fit at the next level than he was in college due to a couple of qualities that would please most NBA coaches — protecting the ball and excelling with the pick-and-roll.

Besides those things, here’s a closer look at whether Ennis can follow Michael Carter-Williams and make it two years in a row that an NBA club will be rewarded for selecting a talented Syracuse guard in the first round.

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