Evans Clinchy
Tuesday March 27th, 2012

Syracuse sophomore Dion Waiters has put the speculation to bed and made it official: He's leaving the Orange this spring to enter the NBA draft.

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Waiters averaged 12.7 points, 2.5 assists, 2.3 rebounds and 1.9 steals per game for the Orange this season, also shooting 36.0 percent from 3-point range. He helped Syracuse to a 34-3 overall record this season, ending in a 77-70 loss to Ohio State in the Elite Eight on Saturday night. The 6-foot-4, 210-pound shooting guard projects to be a late-first round pick in the draft.

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