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Memphis Tigers star Precious Achiuwa declares for NBA draft

AAC player of the year made the announcement Friday

MEMPHIS, Tenn. — Precious Achiuwa has declared for the NBA Draft, the Memphis Tigers' leading scorer announced Friday.

The announcement was expected for the American Athletic Conference's player and freshman of the year. The 6-foot-9 Achiuwa was the only freshman in the nation to average a double-double last year, and is projected to be a lottery pick in the 2020 Draft.

The Memphis Tigers return bigmen Lance Thomas, Isaiah Stokes, and Malcolm Dandridge, and have signed JUCO forward Ahmad Rand to the Class of 2020.

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