BJ Young couldn't pass up the allure of the NBA a second time around.
Arkansas' scoring leader announced his decision to enter the draft Thursday, following a season in which he averaged 15.2 points. The sophomore is second Razorbacks player to declare for the draft this week, following junior forward Marshawn Powell's announcement.
Young led Arkansas in scoring in each of the last two seasons, finishing fifth in the Southeastern Conference this season. The 6-foot-3 guard briefly considered leaving for the NBA after his freshman season before deciding to return to school.
After meeting with his father and Razorbacks coach Mike Anderson on Thursday, Anderson wasn't ready to wait any longer.
''This is his dream, and as a coach I encourage him to pursue that dream,'' Anderson said in a statement. ''I gave him the pros and cons of his decision, and he chose to enter the draft.''
It wasn't immediately clear if Young had hired an agent, though a school spokesman said he doesn't ''bel...