Report: Notre Dame guard Jerian Grant to return for final season

Wednesday April 23rd, 2014

Jerian Grant was sidelined by academic matters in December. (Michael Hickey/Getty Images) Jerian Grant withdrew from Notre Dame in December due to an academic matter. (Michael Hickey/Getty Images)

Notre Dame guard Jerian Grant will not follow his younger brother to the 2014 NBA Draft, according to Irish coach Mike Brey per ESPN.

Grant averaged 19 points per game last season before withdrawing from Notre Dame in December due to an "academic matter." He will have one season of eligibility remaining for the Irish who finished 15-17 overall and 6-12 in ACC play.

"Jerian is not in the NBA Draft," Irish coach Mike Brey told "He's returning to Notre Dame in June for summer school and we look forward to having him next season."

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His younger brother, Syracuse forward Jerami Grant, declared for the draft earlier in April. The brothers' father is former NBA star Harvey Grant.

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