Beasley to forego school and en­ter NBA draft

The Covington News - - Sports -

MAN­HAT­TAN, Kan.— Kansas State All-Amer­i­can fresh­man Michael Beasley an­nounced that he will skip his fi­nal three sea­sons to en­ter the June 26NBA­draft, where he could be the No. 1 over­all pick.

Beasley dom­i­nated his lone col­lege sea­son, av­er­ag­ing 26.2 points and be­com­ing just the third fresh­man in NCAA his­tory to lead the na­tion in re­bounds at 12.4 per game. He had the sec­ond-most re­bounds and third-most points by a fresh­man in NCAA his­tory, help­ing Kansas State to its first NCAA tour­na­ment vic­tory in 20 years.

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