We’re continuing to track players making draft decisions before tonight’s 11:59 pm EST deadline. Below are some of the latest decisions:
Staying in the draft:
- Nebraska forward Isaiah Roby has announced his intention to keep his name in the 2019 NBA Draft, tweets Jon Rothstein of CBS Sports. Roby, 21, comes it at No. 39 in ESPN’s top-100 list.
- Jalen Lecque has announced through his own Twitter account that he too will forgo a college scholarship opportunity and remain in the NBA Draft. The 18-year-old is ranked No. 51 in ESPN’s top-100.
- Arizona guard Brandon Randolph will also remain in the NBA Draft, per Jeff Goodman of Stadium, despite not being ranked in the top-100 of ESPN’s prospect list.
- Creighton big man Martin Krampelj will also remain in the draft and forgo his senior season, according to Jonathan Givony of ESPN. Krampelj is likewise not a top-100 prospect per ESPN.
Withdrawing from the draft:
- In big news for the Seton Hall program, guard Myles Powell has announced that he will withdraw his name from the draft and return to school next season, per Jeff Goodman of Stadium.
- Former blue-chip high school prospect EJ Montgomery will return to Kentucky for his sophomore season, tweets Adrian Wojnarowski of ESPN.
- Another top-recruit from last season, Florida guard Andrew Nembhard, will also return to the SEC next season, Woj adds.
- Oregon point guard Payton Pritchard announced on his personal Instagram page that he is returning to school.
- Nathan Knight and Jalen Pickett will return to William & Mary and Siena, respectively, per Jon Rothstein of CBS Sports (links here).
Be sure to check our early entrants list for a full list of all draft decisions.
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Very happy to see EJ Montgomery is coming back. He was not ready to go yet. I think he could have a PJ Washington turnaround next year and become a mid/late 1st rounder, if not higher.