Auburn Tigers guard Mustapha Heron is reported to be withdrawing from the draft NBA 201
Heron was Auburn's top scorer last season as a sophomore with 16.4 points per game and 5.3 rebounds and 1.2 steals.
The native of Waterbury, Connecticut, helped doing Auburn for the NCAA tournament for the first time since 2002-03 last season, and the Tigers also won their first regular Tigers head coach Bruce Pearl is still seeing if Bryce Brown and Jared Harper will return to school, but he did get good news on Tuesday as forward Austin Wiley ESPN's Jeff Goodman said he will retire from June 21 at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, NY, and return to Auburn. 19659004] When Heron moves and both Brown and Harper remain in the draft pool, the Tigers will lose each of their four 2017/18 goalscorners as Desean Murray is about to be transferred.
That would mean Chuma Okeke and Anfernee McLemore were at the starting places, and Wiley and Danjel Purifoy, both of whom were out of the question in 2017 and 2013, would raise even greater expectations.
Samir Doughty, a former VCU guard, will play for the Tigers during the coming season.
Heron's return to college ranks comes close to lukewarm pre-eminence when he was not invited to the NBA combine in Chicago this month.
The team that lands Heron will become a player who was All-SEC's second-team squad last season, a SEC All-Freshman team member in 2016-17 and a 5-star recruited on the College after 247Sports.