Denny Medley, USA TODAY

Zak Irvin showcases defensive skills in Portsmouth Invitational

Zak Irvin participated in the Portsmouth Invitational this week and showcased his defensive skills over the course of three games.

Zak Irvin participated in the Portsmouth Invitational from Thursday through Saturday, a tournament dedicated to senior's across the country to showcase their skills in front of all 30 NBA representatives.

Irvin participated in the three-day tournament and showcased his defensive skills. In three games, Irvin averaged close to 30 minutes per game and shot 50% from the field.

While he averaged 10 points per game, scoring a personal-high 14 points against Duman Auto Sales on Friday, his defensive play and statistics had the most interesting results. In game one against Sales Systems, Irvin recorded three steals, one block and six defensive rebounds. In game two, Irvin found similar results, adding three steals, another block, five defensive rebounds and one offensive rebound.

In game three against Portsmouth Sports Club, Irvin added a steal, six defensive rebounds and one offensive rebound.

While three-pointers were his specialty throughout his Michigan career, he finished shooting 33% from beyond the arc, making his only two three-pointers in game two.

See the rest of Irvin's stats below (Statistics provided courtesy of the Michigan basketball program):

Zak Irvin (Portsmouth) Date G S Min Avg FG FGA FG% 3FG 3FGA 3FG% FT FTA FT% Off Def Reb Avg Foul DQ Ast Avg TO Blk Stl Pts Avg W L Score
vs. Sales Systems 4/13/2017 1 1 25 25.0 2 7 .286 0 1 .000 0 0 .000 0 6 6 6.0 1 0 2 2.0 1 1 3 4 4.0 0 1 L, 87-86
vs. Duman Auto Sales 4/14/2017 1 1 34 34.0 6 11 .545 2 3 .667 0 0 .000 1 5 6 6.0 3 0 2 2.0 0 1 3 14 14.0 1 0 W, 96-83
vs. Portsmuth Sports Club 4/15/2017 1 0 29 29.0 6 10 .600 0 2 .000 1 2 .500 1 6 7 7.0 1 0 3 3.0 1 0 1 13 13.0 1 0 W, 92-84
Totals 3 2 88 29.3 14 28 .500 2 6 .333 1 2 .500 2 17 19 6.3 5 0 7 2.3 2 2 7 31 10.3 2 1


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