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Kentucky G Diallo withdraws from NBA Draft

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(TSX / STATS) -- Promising Kentucky guard Hamidou Diallo withdrew his name from the NBA Draft prior to the deadline and will play for the Wildcats this season.

Diallo graduated early from high school and enrolled at Kentucky in January but didn't play for the Wildcats last season. He entered the NBA draft process and was eligible to return to college because he didn't retain an agent.

He created some waves at the NBA draft combine in Chicago by posting a vertical leap of 44 feet, five inches, the second-highest in combine history.

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Xavier G Bluiett to return for senior season

(TSX / STATS) -- CINCINNATI -- After testing the NBA waters for the second straight offseason, Xavier guard Trevon Bluiett has decided to return for his senior season, giving the Musketeers a likely preseason top-25 team hoping to make another deep NCAA Tournament run.

"Trevon is one of the best players in all of college basketball and we're excited to have him back in the role of senior leader," said Xavier head coach Chris Mack. "Tre has been a part of three straight NCAA appearances including trips to the Sweet 16 and Elite 8. He competes every day and continues to improve in every facet of the game. I know our fans are ecstatic."

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Alabama F Key withdraws from NBA Draft

(TSX / STATS) -- Alabama forward Braxton Key withdrew from the NBA draft and will return for his sophomore season, the school announced Tuesday.

The 6-foot-8 Key didn't sign an agent when he entered the draft, which allowed him the option to pull out.

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College basketball notebook: F Delgado will stay at Seton Hall

(TSX / STATS) -- Seton Hall forward Angel Delgado, the leading rebounder in the country, announced that he will withdraw his name from next month's NBA Draft and return to the school for his senior season.

Delgado said in a statement that it "feels just right" to come back for his final year.

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Blue-chip recruit Akot to join Arizona early

(TSX / STATS) -- Five-star prospect Emmanuel Akot announced Monday he will graduate from high school early and enroll at Arizona for the 2017-18 season.

His coach at Wasatch Academy in Utah, Curtis Condie, confirmed the decision of Akot, who originally committed to the Wildcats in March as a 2018 prospect.

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Seton Hall F Delgado withdraws from NBA draft

(TSX / STATS) -- Seton Hall forward Angel Delgado, the leading rebounder in the country, announced he will withdraw his name from next month's NBA Draft and return to the school for his senior season.

The 6-foot-10 Delgado said in a statement that it "feels just right" to come back for his final year.

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Texas G Jones withdraws from draft

(TSX / STATS) -- Texas guard Andrew Jones announced his withdrawal from next month's NBA Draft and will return to the Longhorns for his sophomore season.

Jones participated in the NBA combine and workouts with individual teams but did not hire an agent.

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Prep star Bamba selects Texas

(TSX / STATS) -- Mohamed Bamba, the top remaining uncommitted men's basketball recruit in the class of 2017, announced Thursday he will attend Texas next season, choosing the Longhorns over Kentucky.

Bamba is a McDonald's All American who is ranked as the nation's second-best prospect in the 2017 class by Scout and is ranked third by ESPN.

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Texas transfer Mack commits to Alabama

(TSX / STATS) -- Texas small forward transfer Tevin Mack committed to Alabama, multiple outlets reported on Wednesday.

Mack visited the Crimson Tide's campus on Tuesday.

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Duke transfer Chase Jeter picks Arizona

(TSX / STATS) -- Former five-star recruit and McDonald's All-American Chase Jeter is transferring from Duke to Arizona.

Jeter played in 16 games last season but was limited by a back injury.

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