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Isaiah Briscoe to return to Kentucky for junior season


Over the last few months, the Kentucky Wildcats have a lost a good number of players to either the NBA Draft or to transfer. Isaiah Briscoe will not be one of them as he announced his return to the school for his sophomore season.

Briscoe had originally declared for the draft, but did not hire an agent, meaning he was eligible to withdraw and return to school. He took to Twitter to let everyone know he would be back for the 2016-17 season.

Isaiah Briscoe shot pretty poorly for his first season with the Wildcats only making 14 percent of his three-point shots and 46-percent of his free throws. However, he did averaged 9.6 points, 5.3 rebounds, and 3.1 assists per game on the season.

He should end up playing a much bigger role for Kentucky this season as he looks to help them improve on their disappointing performance in the 2016 NCAA Tournament. The Wildcats only reached the Round of 32 before falling to the Indiana Hoosiers.

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Caleb is a young veteran of the sports journalism world that has a passion for college football, mostly the SEC, but namely the LSU Tigers. He also has an affinity for the Georgia Southern Eagles, because who doesn't love Erk Russell and national championships, right? He has experience working in print and online media as well as broadcasting, working with his high school alma mater football team and the Savannah Bananas.
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