Posted April 10, 2012 on AP on Fox
University of Connecticut sophomore guard Jeremy Lamb announced Tuesday that he has declared for the NBA draft. Lamb led the Huskies in scoring last season at 17.7 points per game, and was a key part of the team that won the NCAA championship in 2011. ''It was a difficult decision, but after much prayer and discussion with my parents, I feel that it's in the best interest of me and my family to declare myself eligible for the upcoming NBA Draft and pursue my dream of playing professional basketball,'' Lamb said in a statement released by UConn. ''I have very much enjoyed my two years at UConn, especially getting to experience one of the greatest feelings that a college player can have, winning the national championship.'' Lamb, a 19-year-old from Norcross, Ga., became just the sixth sophomore in UConn history to score 1,000 career points. On his way to becoming the team's scoring leader last season, he also averaged 4.9 rebounds and was sel...
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