Villanova’s Kris Jenkins withdraws from NBA draft, will return to school

Tuesday May 3rd, 2016

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Villanova basketball star Kris Jenkins will withdraw from the NBA draft and return to school to play his senior season, he announced on Twitter on Monday.

Jenkins made a buzzer-beating three-point shot in this year’s NCAA tournament championship game to give the Wildcats a victory over North Carolina.

The 6'6" forward led his team in three-pointers (100) last season while averaging 13.6 points, 3.9 rebounds and 2.2 assists per game.

THAMEL: Kris Jenkins buzzer-beater gives Villanova another perfect ending

The NBA draft takes place on June 23 in New York.

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