AUSTIN, Texas (CBSDFW.COM/AP) — Texas freshman forward Mohamed Bamba is leaving school for the NBA.
Bamba was ranked among the top recruits in the country when he signed with the Longhorns and was considered a likely one-and-done college player.READ MORE: 350-Pound Man Wanted In Dallas For Alleged 'Lewd Sex Act With Children Present' In Restaurant
He made his announcement Tuesday.
Bamba is listed as 6-foot-11 with a wingspan of 7-9. He averaged 12.9 points and 10.5 rebounds.
He also set a Texas season record for blocks with 111 in 30 games as Texas when 19-15 and lost in the first round of the NCAA Tournament after missing the tournament last season.READ MORE: Elementary School Placed On Lockdown After Police Chase Suspect Hides Near Campus
His rebounding and blocks led the Big 12.
Bamba was hampered late in the season by a sprained toe on his left foot.
The rebuilding Dallas Mavericks could be a potential suitor for Bamba in the NBA Draft.
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