Aug. 5, 2013
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (seminoles.com) –
Michael Snaer, the Most Valuable Player of the 2012 ACC Tournament, has been invited to the Brooklyn Nets training camp in October in hopes of beginning his professional career in the NBA. Snaer was undrafted in the 2013 NBA Draft in June and played for the Oklahoma City Thunder and the Los Angeles Lakers during two sessions of the NBA Summer Leagues in July.
Snaer finished his career as a three-time All-ACC and two-time ACC All-Defensive Team selection. He was named to the All-ACC Second Team as a junior, to the All-ACC Third Team as a senior, to the All-ACC Freshman team and was named to the 2013 Lefty Driesell Defensive All-American Team. Snaer earned the Everett Case Award as the Most Valuable Player of the 2012 ACC Tournament in leading the Seminoles to the first ACC Championship in school history. He is recognized as the all-time NCAA leader with six career buzzer-beating, game-winning shots during his career.
Snaer averaged 11.6 points and 3.4 rebounds in 134 career games during his four-year career as a Seminole. He finished his career ranked eighth in school history in scoring (1,560 career points), second in games played (134), third in games started (110), fifth in career 3-point field goals made (196), fifth in career 3-point field goals attempted (513), seventh in career field goals attempted (1,243), seventh in career 3-point field goal shooting percentage (.382).
The Nets play in the Barclays Center where Snaer led the Seminoles to the championship of the 2012 Coaches vs. Cancer Classic with wins over BYU and Saint Joseph’s. He was named the MVP of the event.