Nivins invited to Portsmouth camp

Saint Joseph's forward Ahmad Nivins has been invited to the Portsmouth Invitational.

Nivins, the Atlantic 10 player of the year, is among 64 seniors invited to the four-day  camp, which begins Wednesday.

Nivins averaged 19.2 points and 11.7 rebounds and shot a conference-best 61.2 percent from the field.

Three other A-10 players also will compete: Rhode Island's Jimmy Baron, Duquesne's Aaron Jackson and Xavier's B.J. Raymond.

The Portsmouth Invitational Tournament. is the only tournament for college seniors to be evaluated by the NBA before the league's pre-draft camp in Orlando.