C.J. Wilcox grew up in Utah, though his family has since relocated to San Diego.
Now, the former Washington Huskies shooting guard will join them in southern California.
Wilcox, the No. 2 scorer and most prolific 3-point shooter in Huskies history, will play professionally for the Los Angeles Clippers after being selected with the 28th overall pick on Thursday during the first round of the NBA draft.
Wilcox becomes the 11th first-round pick in UW history, and the seventh since coach Lorenzo Romar took over in 2002. He was also the fourth of six Pac-12 players drafted in the first round, joining Arizona forward Aaron Gordon (4th overall to Orlando), UCLA guard and Bothell native Zach LaVine (13th overall to Minnesota), UCLA guard Jordan Adams (22nd overall to Memphis), Stanford forward Josh Huestis (29th overall to Oklahoma City) and UCLA forward Kyle Anderson (30th overall to San Antonio). Read more »