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Louisville F Nwora declares for NBA draft

5Louisville forward Jordan Nwora announced Monday that he will bypass his senior season and enter the NBA draft.

Nwora averaged 18 points and 7.7 rebounds and earned first-team All-ACC honors in the recently concluded season.

Nwora said he was thankful for his three seasons with the program during his announcement posted on Twitter.

“My teammates and coaches, I wouldn’t want to go to war with anyone else,” Nwora wrote. “You are my family — forever.

“With that in mind, I will be entering the NBA Draft. I will proudly represent Louisville wherever I go.”

Nwora is projected to be the No. 22 overall selection in the latest mock draft by nbadraft.net.

The Buffalo, N.Y., native had career averages of 13.9 points and 6.0 rebounds in 93 appearances (59 starts) over his three seasons with the Cardinals.

–Field Level Media

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