Florida level guard Andrew Nembhard, who ranked second within the Southeastern Convention in assists final season, has declared for the NBA draft for the second consecutive yr.
The Gators made the announcement Sunday, the ultimate day underclassmen needed to determine on their futures. Nembhard employed NCAA-certified agent Jaafar Choufani so he can retain his school eligibility and doubtlessly return to highschool. He returned final yr after not getting invited to the NBA scouting mix.
The sophomore averaged 11.2 factors, 5.6 assists and three.zero rebounds in 2019-20. With 173 assists and 80 turnovers, his assist-to-turnover ratio ranked 49th within the nation.
In 2019, the Aurora, Ont., native made his senior nationwide crew debut with Canada on the FIBA World Cup.
The Gators imagine they’re higher outfitted to deal with Nembhard’s potential departure. They’ve Tre Mann, Ques Glover and former Cleveland State standout Tyree Appleby to play the purpose subsequent season.
Nembhard’s resolution comes after two different Florida starters — guard Scottie Lewis and ahead Keyontae Johnson — determined to return to highschool.