Justin Patton To Enter Draft

Creighton’s Justin Patton will enter the 2017 draft and hire an agent, sources tell Adrian Wojnarowski of The Vertical. Patton has signed with ASM Sports, Evan Daniels of Scouts.com tweets.

Wojnarowski hears from multiple NBA executives that Patton could be a top-10 pick. He’s the 17th best prospect according to Jonathan Givony of Draft Express, while Chad Ford of ESPN.com has him as 18th.

Ford calls Patton a “major work in progress” in his latest mock draft. He has the Blazers nabbing the freshman with the No.18 overall pick.

Patton averaged 12.9 points, 6.2 rebounds and 1.4 blocks per game. The big man sported a 25.3 player efficiency rating.

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