Play Fantasy Use your Fantasy skills to win Cash Prizes. Join or start a league today. Play Now
College Basketball Insider

Kansas star Ben McLemore entering NBA Draft after one season

Kansas star Ben McLemore, in a predictable conclusion, announced Tuesday that he will forgo his final three years of eligibility and enter the 2013 NBA Draft.

McLemore, a partial-qualifier coming out of high school, is a St. Louis native who emerged as a National Player of the Year candidate this season while leading the Jayhawks to a share of the Big 12 title. The 6-foot-5 wing averaged 15.9 points and 5.2 rebounds. He's a consensus top-five pick and possible No. 1 overall selection.

This development ensures KU will lose its top five scorers from last season.

Perry Ellis, a 6-foot-8 forward, is the leading returning player.

He averaged 13.6 minutes per game this season.

CBSSports Facebook Google Plus
COMMENTS
Conversation powered by Livefyre

Latest Video

July 22, 2014
NCAA autonomy (1:56)
1 June 24, 2014
Jabari Parker 'Student of the Game'
(2:49)
2 June 18, 2014
Gary Parrish on VT Coach Buzz Williams
(8:17)
3 June 3, 2014
Gary Parrish on Auburn's Bruce Pearl
(5:59)

Latest

Most Popular

CBSSports.com Shop

Mens Baltimore Orioles Majestic Charcoal 2014 AL East Division Champions Locker Room T-Shirt

MLB Division Champs Gear
Get your team today
Shop Now