Darius Morris declares for draft

Updated: April 21, 2011, 6:14 PM ET
Associated Press

ANN ARBOR, Mich. -- Standout Michigan sophomore guard Darius Morris has declared for the NBA draft, though he has not hired an agent.

Morris is eligible to return for his junior season if he withdraws his name from draft consideration by May 8.

The Los Angeles native helped the Wolverines to a 21-14 record and a trip to the NCAA tournament. He averaged 15 points a game after 4.4 as a freshman. He also set a team record with 235 assists in a season and led the Big Ten with 6.71 per game.

In two seasons at Michigan, Morris has started 53 of 67 games, averaging 9.9 points, 2.9 rebounds and 4.7 assists.


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