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Notre Dame’s Demetrius Jackson declares for NBA draft

Notre Dame guard Demetrius Jackson announced he is declaring for the NBA draft.
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Notre Dame guard Demetrius Jackson announced Tuesday he will declare for the NBA draft.

Jackson, who just completed his his junior season, averaged 15.8 points and 4.7 assists per game for the Fighting Irish in 2015–16. 

“I am blessed with the opportunity to say I will be declaring for the NBA draft,” Jackson said on Instagram. “It was an honor to represent such a great university and program. There have been many people who’ve helped me along this journey, and I’d like to thank my family, teammates and coaches for shaping me to be the player and man I am today.”

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Jackson was All-ACC in his final year at Notre Dame, as well as a team captain and NCAA All-Region Team selection. He entered college as a four-star recruit.