The 2017 NBA Draft just added another talented underclassmen. On Wednesday afternoon, Florida State basketball star Dwayne Bacon announced he will forgo his final two years of eligibility to declare take his talents to the pros.
The 6-foot-7 sophomore guard is currently projected as a second-round pick.
“After deep prayer and consultation with my parents, I have decided to enter the 2017 NBA Draft,” Bacon wrote in a lengthy statement.
“I am and forever will be a Seminole.”
Thank You Lord! 🙏🏾 pic.twitter.com/CzJNTyAdmz
— 8God™ (@BaconDwayne1000) March 22, 2017
Last season, Bacon averaged 17.2 points, 4.2 rebounds and 1.7 assists per game.
Florida State entered the 2017 NCAA Tournament as a No. 3 seed. Unfortunately for Bacon and company, the Seminoles were upset by No. 11 seed Xavier, the only double-digit seed remaining in March Madness, in the second round of the tournament.
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