Indiana freshman guard Jalen Hood-Schifino declares for the 2023 NBA draft
Indiana freshman guard Jalen Hood-Schifino is declaring for the 2023 NBA draft and will not return to school for his sophomore season.
The news was reported by Jonathan Givony and Adrian Wojnarowski of ESPN.com.
Indiana point guard Jalen Hood-Schifino, a projected lottery pick, will forgo his remaining college eligibility and enter the 2023 NBA draft, he told ESPN.
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Hood-Schifino, the Big Ten freshman of the year, averaged 13.7 points, 4.1 rebounds and 3.7 assists in 33.1 minutes per game for the Hoosiers.
He’s currently regarded as a first-round pick in June’s NBA draft and could potentially be a lottery pick with a strong showing in the pre-draft process.
The deadline for underclassmen to declare for the 2023 NBA draft is 11:59 p.m. ET on Sunday, April 23.
The 2023 NBA draft is set for Thursday, June 22 at the Barclays Center.
Hood-Schifino becomes the fourth one-and-done player to suit up for the Hoosiers. The previous three – Eric Gordon, Noah Vonleh and Romeo Langford – were all lottery picks.
Key 2023 NBA draft dates
Early Entry Deadline: Sunday, April 23 at 11:59 p.m. ET
G-League Elite Camp: May 13-14 in Chicago
NBA draft combine: May 15-21 in Chicago
NBA draft lottery: May 16
NCAA early entry withdrawal deadline: Wednesday, May 31 at 11:59 p.m. ET
NBA draft: Thursday, June 22
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