UConn star freshman Andre Drummond declared after Saturday’s loss to Rutgers that he would return for his sophomore season.
“As of right now, I know I’ll be back,” he said. “That’s all I could tell you, I’ll be back.”
Drummond is projected as a top-5 pick in the next draft.
“Playing under Jim Calhoun’s wing, it’s going to be great,” Drummond said. “I’m trying to be here just to be a great basketball player and get better as a person and he’s the guy to do it.”
Mitch Kupchak, general manager of the Lakers, and Rich Cho, general manager of the Bobcats, were among the eight NBA executives on hand to witness Drummond’s 10 point, 12 rebound performance against Rutgers.