DeJuan Blair said Wednesday he will declare for the NBA draft and has begun hiring representatives, ending any possibility that the All-America center could return for his junior season.
Pitt coach Jamie Dixon is always one of the hot names in the spring coaching carousel. But he always turns down the suitors, proving his loyalty to a Pitt program that he has helped transform into one of the best in the country, writes Andy Katz.
Pitt's Aaron Gray, George Washington's Carl Elliott and Arizona's Mustafa Shakur will skip the NBA draft and return for their senior seasons.
Pitt's Aaron Gray, a 7-footer chosen All-Big East in his first season as a starter, plans to skip his senior year and enter the NBA draft.
Pittsburgh point guard Carl Krauser is making himself available for the NBA draft, but will not hire an agent in case he changes his mind and returns to school.