Alabama’s Collin Sexton Declares For NBA Draft

APRIL 6: Sexton has confirmed to Evan Daniels of that he’s entering the draft and will hire an agent, forgoing his remaining NCAA eligibility.

“I will be going to the NBA,” Sexton said. “I made this decision because I feel like it’s been my dream growing up, it’s so close. Also I talked to my family and the coaching staff and they felt like I’m pretty much ready and I’ll be good because they taught me a whole lot here at Alabama.”

APRIL 5: Alabama point guard Collin Sexton will announce his intention to enter the NBA draft at a press conference Friday, according to Tony Tsoukalas of BamaInsider.

The move has been expected as Sexton is a likely lottery pick and could be the first point guard selected. He is ranked ninth in the list of top 100 prospects compiled by ESPN’s Jonathan Givony, who has him going ninth to the Knicks in his latest mock draft.

Sexton, 19, was named SEC Co-Freshman of the Year after averaging 19.2 points and 3.6 assists per game. A five-star recruit, he will be Alabama’s first one-and-done player since the current rules were adopted in 2006.

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