One of the stars of the Big Ten Tournament has declared for the NBA Draft.
Rutgers junior point guard Corey Sanders announced this afternoon that he will enter the NBA Draft. Sanders, who has flirted with the draft the last two years by entering and then withdrawing his name, will hire an agent this time.
Sanders was last seen putting on a three-game show at the 2018 Big Ten Tournament. He helped 14th-seeded Rutgers advance to the quarterfinals with wins over Minnesota and Indiana.
Sanders scored 23 against Minnesota before putting up 28 against the Hoosiers. Included in his performance against IU was this dunk.
For good measure, Sanders had 23 points in a quarterfinal loss to Purdue.
For the season, Sanders averaged 15.2 points, 4.3 rebounds and 3.1 assists per game. He scored 1,370 points in his career.
Sanders is unlikely to be picked in this year's NBA Draft, but there is money to be made for him professionally. Most likely, he'll end up playing overseas.