LOGAN, Utah -- Utah State's Jaycee Carroll, 10th in scoring
last season at 21.3 points per game, said he will enter the NBA
draft but also retain the right to withdraw by June 18 and return
for his senior season.
Coach Stew Morrill said the "wise decision" would be to return
to Utah State unless Carroll is guaranteed to be a first-round pick
on June 28.
"I think it is important for the development of my game to see
how I compare against the best collegiate basketball players in the
country," Carroll said in a statement released by the school
He will not hire an agent, which means he can withdraw his name
from the draft.
NBA teams will evaluate players at a camp, May 29-June 4, in
Lake Buena Vista, Fla.
Carroll, a guard from Evanston, Wyo., was the leading scorer
last season in the Western Athletic Conference.
"Our coaching staff understands and supports Jaycee on his
decision to explore the NBA," Morrill said.