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Source: Vandy trio passing on NBA Draft

Posted on: April 20, 2011 3:09 pm
 
Vanderbilt standouts John Jenkins, Jeff Taylor and Festus Ezeli have decided not to enter the NBA Draft, a source told CBSSports.com on Wednesday. That means all three will return to college and cement the Commodores in the top five of the CBSSports.com preseason Top 25 (and one).

An official announcement is expected soon.

Jenkins (19.5 points per game), Taylor (13.7) and Ezeli (13.0) were Vandy's top three scorers last season. Their return should allow the Commodores to compete with Kentucky in the SEC East, and it gives the Nashville-based school a realistic shot at the Final Four considering every relevant player is rejoining the roster. Vanderbilt won 23 games last season and finished one game behind UK in the SEC East.
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Since: Jul 10, 2009
Posted on: April 21, 2011 2:35 pm
 

Source: Vandy trio passing on NBA Draft

Heaven forbid a team besides Kentucky actually get some preseason love for next year.  If none of the Kentucky trio returns next year, Vandy is the favorite in the SEC, not Kentucky.



Since: Mar 5, 2008
Posted on: April 21, 2011 11:53 am
 

Source: Vandy trio passing on NBA Draft

I forget, how did the Cats do when they came to Nashville this year?  Oh yeah, they lost.  I'm sure it was just the benches......



Since: Dec 1, 2006
Posted on: April 20, 2011 7:14 pm
 

Source: Vandy trio passing on NBA Draft

To get to the final four don't you have to get out of the first round? And by compete he means finish second. FYI


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