The deadline for NCAA underclassmen to declare for the NBA Draft came and a few prospects waited until the last minute to disclose their intentions. Michigan State forward Adreian Payne and Baylor center Isaiah Austin publicly announced that they would be staying in school but today we learned that another prospect quietly decided to throw his hat in the ring. Here's more on that and the rest of today's draft news..
- Colorado junior Andre Roberson has decided to forgo his final season of eligibility and make himself eligible for the draft, according to B.G. Brooks of CUBuffs.com. The 6'7" forward, who is projected to go late in the second round by DraftExpress, was just ten rebounds shy of becoming the school's all-time leading rebounder.
- Chad Ford of ESPN.com (Insider sub. req'd) looked at the top ten international players in the draft, starting with Croatia's Dario Saric. Other notable int'l prospects include French big man Rudy Gobert, Russian guard Sergey Karasev, and German guard Dennis Schroeder.