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Racers' Canaan drafted 34th overall by Houston

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Murray State's Isaiah Canaan was drafted in the second round of Thursday's NBA draft by the Houston Rockets 34th overall.

Canaan becomes the first Racer drafted since 1996 when Marcus Brown was taken by the Portland Trailblazers.

Canaan was home Biloxi, Mississippi with his family for the draft.

He is the the reigning two-time OVC player of the year and earned all america honors as a junior in 2011-2012.

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