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Moments after their shocking NIT loss to Robert Moss, Kentucky guard Archie Goodwin tweeted out that he was returning to school because he wasn’t ready for the draft.
A few weeks have gone by and with the top recruiting class in the past 20 years heading to Lexington, Goodwin has had a change of heart.
CBSSports.com is reporting that Archie Goodwin has decided to turn pro and will enter the 2013 NBA draft.
“This is something I’ve dreamed about my entire life and I feel like the opportunity is there for me to play at the next level,” Goodwin said. “I will stay in Lexington to finish my schoolwork this semester before continuing to pursue my dream.”
Goodwin, an All-SEC freshman shooting guard, led the young Wildcats with 14.1 points per game along with 4.6 rebounds and 2.7 assists.
Goodwin has yet to sign with an agent, and Draft Express has him going in the middle to bottom half of the first round.
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Archie Goodwin has decided to forego his sophomore year and put his name in the NBA Draft. Goodwin lead the ‘Cats in scoring with a little over 14 points per game. Willie Cauley-Stein and Kyle Wiltjer have decided to return to Kentucky for the 2013-14 season.
2 weeks ago after Kentucky’s season ended at the hands of Robert Morris, Goodwin was quoted saying this: “I don’t...
More Kentucky players have made their decisions:
Willie Cauley-Stein has announced that he will stay at Kentucky.
Willie and Kyle believe it is in their best interest to return to UK next season to achieve those dreams, & I fully support their decisions.
— John Calipari (@UKCoachCalipari) April 1, 2013
On the other hand, Archie Goodwin has officially declared for the 2013...
Kentucky has announced that Archie Goodwin is leaving early for
the NBA while Willie Cauley-Stein and Kyle Wiltjer will be back
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— Matt Jones (@KySportsRadio) April 2, 2013
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Alex Poythress has decided to come back to Kentucky for his sophomore season. With a loaded recruiting class coming in, Poythress was under plenty of speculation whether he would want to be apart of a deep team. The fight for playing time and for your position was enough to send Archie Goodwin to the NBA. Poythress’ potential is through the roof with his big, strong body. He has...