Rawle Alkins withdraws from NBA Draft to return to Arizona for sophomore season

Rawle Alkins announced Sunday that he's withdrawing from the NBA Draft and returning to Arizona for his sophomore year.

"I can't wait to help the Wildcats win a national championship," Alkins said.

Alkins averaged 10.9 points, 4.9 rebounds and 2.1 assists in 28 minutes per game as a freshman while shooting 37 percent from 3-point range. The 6-foot-5 guard scored a career-high 20 points in Arizona's 100-82 victory over North Dakota in the first round of the NCAA Tournament.

Arizona is ranked second in the CBS Sports preseason Top 25 (and one).

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