NBA Draft 2019: Kyle Guy all in, won’t return to UVA

Kyle Man is all in relating to going to the NBA subsequent season.

The Virginia standout has elected to maintain his title within the draft course of, which means he will not be returning to the Cavaliers for his senior season.

“Saying goodbye twice is just not simple.. Charlottesville, I simply wish to say thanks a lot. I will always remember this. At some point I’ll have the phrases. I’m formally maintaining my title within the draft. I do know it is the appropriate step after a lot prayer and thought with my household,” Man tweeted Tuesday.

Man introduced he was coming into the draft final week, however left the door open for a potential return to Virginia ought to the draft course of not shake out in his favor. Nevertheless, his determination to maintain his title in means he’ll forgo his senior season.

Man was an instrumental half within the Cavaliers’ NCAA Event run, which noticed them win their first nationwide title. He was named Most Excellent Participant of this yr’s event after main the Cavaliers of their Ultimate 4 recreation towards Auburn, which noticed him sink three free throws with lower than a second left to safe the crew’s win.

The 6-foot-2 guard additionally scored 25 factors within the regional remaining towards Purdue and 24 within the title recreation towards Texas Tech.

“Kyle had a exceptional three-year profession on the College of Virginia,” coach Tony Bennett said in a statement. “He has been a mannequin teammate and student-athlete, and we clearly respect his determination to stay within the draft. I liked teaching him, watching him develop and switch right into a terrific younger man. We’re excited for Kyle and his household, and need him nothing however the most effective on the subsequent stage.”

Man is one in all 4 Virginia gamers who entered their title within the draft. Ty Jerome, De’Andre Hunter and Mamadi Diakite even have entered their names into the method.

The NBA Draft might be held June 20 on the Barclays Heart in Brooklyn.

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