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CBK roundup: Louisville’s Harrell returning to school

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Louisville forward Montrezl Harrell is returning to the school for his junior year.

Harrell, who is 6-foot-8, averaged 14 points and 8.4 rebounds per game last season.

Coach Rick Pitino said Monday he was “very excited to say the least” about Harrell’s decision to return, according to

“He and Wayne (Blackshear) will be co-captains next season,” Pitino said. “I think he wants to come back and be a top-eight (draft) pick.”

—Michigan guard Glenn Robinson III is expected to announce this week he will forgo his final two years of eligibility and declare for the NBA Draft, the Boston Globe reported.

Robinson averaged 13.1 points and 4.4 rebounds this season for the Wolverines, who reached the Final Four of the NCAA Tournament.

—Syracuse sophomore forward Jerami Grant is expected to announce that he will declare for the NBA draft, reported.

Several mock drafts project Grant as a first-round pick. He averaged 12.1 points and 6.8 rebounds per game last season.

—University of Arizona freshman forward Aaron Gordon will announce this week he is entering the NBA draft, Yahoo Sports reported.

Gordon, who is 6-foot-9, averaged 12.4 points and eight rebounds in 31.2 minutes this past season. He is projected by some draft sites as a top-10 pick.

Alan is an expert gambling writer who works as one of the chief editors for Basketball Insiders. He has been covering online gambling and sports betting for over 8 years, having written for the likes of Sportlens,, The Sports Daily, 90min, and His particular specialisms include US online casinos and gambling regulations, and soccer and basketball betting. Based in London, Alan holds an MA in English Literature and is a passionate supporter of Chelsea FC.

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