Florida sophomore small forward Devin Robinson will enter this year’s draft without an agent, sources told Jon Rothstein of CBSSports.com (Twitter link). He can withdraw and retain his college eligibility before the May 25th deadline as long as he doesn’t hire an agent. The 6’8″ 21-year-old is 71st in Jonathan Givony’s DraftExpress rankings and 97th on Chad Ford’s ESPN Insider list, so strong performances in team workouts and the combine are liable to lift him into second-round territory.
Robinson was a highly touted prospect coming out of high school, coming in 20th in the Recruiting Services Consensus Index, three spots ahead of Devin Booker, the 13th pick in last year’s draft. Two underwhelming seasons at Florida appear to have hurt Robinson’s stock. He averaged 9.0 points per game this season after notching just 6.4 a year ago in a particularly disappointing freshman season. Robinson lifted his 3-point percentage to a respectable 34% this year after last season’s 25.6%, and he grabbed more than twice as many rebounds in relatively similar minutes.
His final game this season left a poor impression, as he fouled out against George Washington in the NIT with just two points and three rebounds in 18 minutes. Still, he had his moments, including his 17-point, eight-rebound, three-block outing in an overtime game against NCAA Tournament bubble team South Carolina.