Senior guard Austin Reaves will forgo his extra year of eligibility provided by COVID-19 and enter the 2021 NBA Draft, according to ESPN's Jonathan Givony.
Oklahoma guard Austin Reaves - - the No. 40 prospect in the ESPN 100 - - will declare for the 2021 NBA draft and forgo his remaining college eligibility, he told ESPN. https://t.co/S6rb80efrH— Jonathan Givony (@DraftExpress) March 31, 2021
Reaves, an All-Big 12 First Team selection this season, averaged over 18 points, five rebounds and four assists per game. Reaves is the 40th ranked NBA Draft prospect according to ESPN.
The 6-foot-5 guard ended his career with 27 points on 11-of-17 shooting against No. 1 seeded Gonzaga on March 22. Reaves skyrocketed into draft consideration after his performance against the national championship favorite.
"My family and I believe this is best decision for my future and I'm super excited for the next part of my journey," Reaves said in the ESPN report.