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Report: Louisville's Deng Adel Withdrawing From The NBA Draft

The Cardinals' standout will be back for his junior season.

Deng Adel has reportedly made his NBA Draft decision.

Louisville's sophomore forward has decided to withdraw from the NBA Draft and return for his junior season, according to CBS Sports' Gary Parrish.

Adel, a 6-foot-7 forward, had declared for the draft without signing with an agent, making it possible for him to return to school.

With his return, Louisville is expected to be a preseason top 10 team.

Adel averaged 12.1 points, 4.5 rebounds and 2.1 assists per game for the Cardinals last season.