Phil Pressey has hired an agent and is entering the NBA Draft, foregoing his senior year at Missouri, the school confirmed today.
Mizzou announces Phil Pressey will leave and declare for the draft.
â€” Andy Katz (@ESPNAndyKatz) April 10, 2013
Pressey signed with Creative Arts Agency, which means he no longer has the option to change his mind.
The news is somewhat of a surprise for most Mizzou fans. Pressey had a down year at Mizzou this season after a spectacular sophomore season. Â The point guard wowed with his court vision and passing game, but struggled greatly in clutch situations shooting the ball. Many expected that another year at Missouri would help Pressey improve his stock back to where it was at the beginning of the season, in the late first round.
Currently, most NBA experts have Pressey going anywhere from the late second round to undrafted. Chad Ford, ESPNâ€™s draft expert, has Pressey ranked as the No. 81 player overall and the No. 14 point guard. These pr...