The Michigan basketball team could be losing the twin engines that helped move their team on both sides of the floor.
Thanks to the NCAA strange and twisting rules of eligibility, D.J. Wilson and Moe Wagner will test the waters of the NBA Draft, but officially forgo the remainder of their eligibility.
Both players released echoing statements via their personal Twitter handles.
Each specifies they will declare for the draft without hiring an agent.
— d.j. wilson (@Lanky_Smoove) April 10, 2017
— Moe Wagner (@moritz_weasley) April 10, 2017
The statements were released ten minutes apart.
Moe Wagner, a sophomore from Germany, finished last season with an impressive 12.1 points per game, good for third on the team. Wilson finished fourth with 11 points per game.
The players will have until May 24 to make a definitive decision on their basketball futures. They maintain their amateur status until they hire a professional agent to represent them, at that point, Michigan will have to find other players to round out its roster if it hopes for another deep tournament run.
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