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Jeremy Sochan Leaving Baylor To Declare For 2022 NBA Draft

Apr 15, 2022 12:56 PM

Jeremy Sochan will leave Baylor to enter the 2022 NBA Draft. Sochan will forgo his remaining eligibly by hiring agents.

"I am fortunate enough to be declaring for the 2022 NBA draft," Sochan told ESPN.

ESPN ranks him as the No. 14 prospect in the draft.

Sochan said he would sign with Jim Tanner and Deirunas Visockas of Tandem Sports.

"This season had a lot of ups and downs," Sochan said. "We were unlucky with injuries, but it was a great opportunity for me to grow and an opportunity to show the NBA my toughness and versatility on both ends. I came into this season with intentions to make myself better and help the team win."

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Kendall Brown Declares For 2022 NBA Draft

Mar 30, 2022 2:32 PM

Kendall Brown will leave Baylor to declare for the 2022 NBA Draft.

Brown currently ranks No. 25 in the ESPN 100.

In 34 games, Brown averaged 9.7 points, 4.9 rebounds and 1.9 assists in 27.0 minutes.

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No. 2 Recruit Keyonte George Commits To Baylor

Aug 9, 2021 3:39 PM

Keyonte George has announced his commitment to Baylor.

George, who cut his list back in May, chose the Bears over Texas, Oklahoma State, Kansas and Kentucky. He took official visits to four of his final five schools, with Kentucky the exception.

Texas had been the favorite for most of the spring, but a commitment from Arterio Morris in mid-July seemed to shift the chase to Baylor.

George is ranked No. 4 in the ESPN 100 for 2022 -- but will move up to No. 2 with the top two prospects, Emoni Bates and Jalen Duren, reclassifying into 2021.

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Jared Butler Medically Cleared To Play In NBA

Jul 18, 2021 10:24 AM

Jared Butler of Baylor has been cleared to play in the NBA by the league’s fitness-to-play panel.

Butler was the Most Outstanding Player of the Final Four and a potential first round pick.

"I am fully healthy and cleared to play in the NBA!" Butler tweeted out on Saturday. "Out of an abundance of care, the NBA is incredibly thorough in vetting the health of every player during the pre-Draft process and throughout our careers. I am forever grateful that their comprehensive and strict health analysis has unanimously confirmed my fitness to play in the NBA. Now, my focus is entirely on the Draft and working daily to prepare myself to fulfill my lifelong dream !!"

Butler is ranked No. 11 on John Hollinger's list of top players for the 2021 NBA Draft.

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