Washington Huskies’ forward Jaden McDaniels has decided to remain in the draft and forgo his remaining college eligibility. McDaniels was a highly touted recruit and finished his freshman year with an impressive 13 points and 5.8 rebounds per game, shooting 40.5% from the field.
His most notable game coming in a win against Arizona in the 1st round of the Pac-12 tournament, where he finished with 20 points, 6 rebounds and showed his defensive prowess with 3 blocks and 1 steal.
McDaniels decided to sign with notable agent Nima Namakian of BDA Sports. BDA Sports current represent players such as DeAndre Ayton, Zach Lavine and Kelly Oubre Jr.
Draft boards has projected McDaniels to be selected in the first round. The NBA Draft is currently scheduled for June.