UConn’s Shabazz Napier Passes on NBA Draft
Connecticut junior guard Shabazz Napier announced Friday he will pass on the NBA draft and remain in school for his senior season.
“I am very much looking forward to getting closer to receiving my college degree, as well as becoming a stronger leader for my teammates on and off the court,” Napier said in a statement. “We think we have a great team for next season and we’re excited about playing for a conference championship and in the NCAA tournament.”
The 6-foot-1 junior averaged 17 points, 4.6 assists, two steals and more than four rebounds per game.
via Associated Press