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Jared Sullinger Entering NBA Draft, Gives Up Last 2 Ohio State Years

Jared Sullinger

First Posted: 04/ 4/2012 2:27 pm Updated: 04/ 4/2012 2:53 pm

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Two-time Ohio State All-American forward Jared Sullinger is moving on to the NBA.

The 6-foot-9 sophomore announced on Wednesday that he is giving up his final two seasons with the Buckeyes to make himself available for the NBA draft on June 28.

Sullinger averaged 17.5 points and 9.2 rebounds a game while shooting 52 percent from the field, 77 percent at the line and 40 percent on 3-pointers while leading the Buckeyes to a 31-8 record and a Final Four berth.

Deshaun Thomas, a 6-7 sophomore at Ohio State, is also considering the NBA.

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