Lawson averaged 19.4 points and 10.4 rebounds as a junior. He is ranked as the 46th prospect overall and the 14th-best power forward on ESPN’s big board.
There are more draft decisions to pass along:
- North Carolina State’s Markell Johnson will also test the draft waters, according to a press release from the school. The junior guard averaged 12.6 PPG and 4.2 APG this season while shooting 42.2% from 3-point range. He is not listed in ESPN’s Top 100.
- Troy Baxter Jr. of Florida Gulf Coast will declare for the draft, the school announced (Twitter link). The sophomore forward was a four-star high school recruit who began at UNLV before transferring. In his lone season at FGCU, Baxter averaged 7.5 points and 2.9 rebounds per game. He is also not in ESPN’s Top 100.
- Nike Sibande of Miami (Ohio) will enter the draft, the school announced in a news release. The sophomore guard was named MAC Freshman of the Year last season. He also falls outside the Top 100.