Former coach says O'Bryant to NBA

Published: Apr. 1, 2014 at 3:05 AM CDT
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BATON ROUGE, LA (WAFB) - LSU basketball star Johnny O'Bryant III will announce he's entering the NBA Draft Tuesday, according to O'Bryant's high school coach from Mississippi who talked to a Greenville TV station Monday night.

Leroy Cotton told WXVT that O'Braynt spent the weekend in Mississippi with his family and has decided to forgo his senior year with the Tigers.

LSU sources close to the program could not confirm the report for WAFB, but LSU has scheduled a player announcement at 2 p.m. Tuesday.

The junior led LSU in scoring at 15 points a game and was second to Jordan Mickey in rebounding.

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