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NC State Picks Up Winthrop Big Man DJ Burns

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As first reported by Stadium’s Jeff Goodman, Winthrop’s DJ Burns has committed to NC State. Burns will have two years of eligibility for the Wolfpack.

Burns (6-foot-9, 260 pounds) has spent three years at Winthrop, becoming the Big South Conference Player of the Year in 2022. The Rock Hill, SC, native averaged 15.0 points, 4.5 rebounds, 1.1 assists for the Eagles. Burns shot 63 percent from the field, which was ninth in all NCAA Division-I players.

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