Baylor freshman standout Quincy Miller has changed his mind and is declaring for early entry in the NBA draft.
Texas A&M junior Khris Middleton has declared for the NBA draft. Middleton averaged 13.2 points and five rebounds for the Aggies.
Jones made the announcement Monday in a statement issued by the school. He had returned for his sophomore season after being projected as a top pick last year.
Eventually, someone taken in the first round of this year’s NBA draft will blossom into a quality player. But the Mavericks don’t want to wait.
The Dallas Mavericks are already gearing up to defend their title, trading both their draft picks for Portland Trailblazers guard Rudy Fernandez.
Texas used six pitchers and smart baserunning to beat Kent State 5-0 on Monday and win the NCAA Austin Regional.
Thompson and Joseph were freshmen last season. They join teammate Jordan Hamilton in leaving the Longhorns early for the NBA.
Three Texas Longhorns, including leading scorer Jordan Hamilton, have chosen to become eligible for the 2011 NBA Draft.