by TD Staff ReporterApril 6, 2018
C. Morgan Engel-USA TODAY Sports
Alabama freshman guard Collin Sexton has announced that he forgo his remaining years of eligibility to enter the 2018 NBA Draft. Sexton is expected to be top 15 draft pick. Per ESPN:
Sexton entered Alabama as a five-star prospect and McDonald's All-American. He averaged 19.2 points, 3.6 assists and 3.8 rebounds per game this past season, leading the Crimson Tide to its first win in the NCAA tournament since 2006.
Sexton said he was proud of helping Alabama get into the tournament, winning 20 games and beating rival Auburn in the SEC tournament. He said that whoever chooses him in the NBA is getting someone with the "will to win."
"Growing up, you want to make it to the NBA," Sexton said. "That's everyone's goal."
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