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2018 NBA Draft: Tracking Mid-Major prospects

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Keep tabs on your beloved mid-major stars.

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As of 11:59 p.m. on April 22, the deadline to enter the NBA Draft has come and gone. Many college basketball players — somewhere in the range of 150 players — exercised their right to enter their name in the draft and go through the process.

It’s important to remember that players can still return to school if they don’t sign with an agent. Contrary to what some of the college basketball media will tell you, this is a good thing! Players having the freedom to explore the process and make an informed decision is great for those who might be on the fence between turning pro and coming back to continue their college careers.

The passing of the early entry deadline marks the first significant date on the NBA Draft calendar. Here are some other key dates to keep tabs on:

April 22: NBA Early Entry Eligibility Deadline (11:59 p.m. ET)
May 15: NBA Draft Lottery (Chicago)
May 16-20: NBA Draft Combine (Chicago)
May 30: NCAA Early Entrant Withdrawal Deadline (5 p.m. ET) — If you don’t withdraw before this time, agent or not, you canNOT return to college basketball
June 11: NBA Draft Early Entry Entrant Withdrawal Deadline (5 p.m. ET)
June 21: NBA Draft

With those dates in mind, here’s where some of our favorite mid-major stars currently sit in the process. Big thanks to r/collegebasketball for compiling the list, and ESPN’s list as well.


Signed with agent/In the draft

Elijah Bryant - BYU
Fred Sims - Chicago State
Adjin Penava - Marshall
Kaleb Ledoux - McNeese State
Max Montana - San Diego State
Dikembe Dixson - UIC
Brandon McCoy - UNLV

Declaring without an agent/Testing the waters

Shawntrez Davis - Bethune-Cookman
Demajeo Wiggins - Bowling Green
Yoeli Childs - BYU
Jalen Pipkins - Cal St. Northridge
Chris Clemons - Campbell
Isaiah Reese - Canisius
Takal Molson - Canisius
Christian Keeling - Charleston Southern
Jon Davis - Charlotte
Adrien White - Charlotte
Makinde London - Chattanooga
Matt Morgan - Cornell
Kostas Antetokounmpo - Dayton
Kameron Chatman - Detroit
Tremaine Isabell - Drexel
Elijah Minnie - Eastern Michigan
Haanif Cheatham - FGCU
Michael Gilmore - FGCU
Justin Wright-Foreman - Hofstra
Jaylin Walker - Kent State
Travis Munnings - Louisiana-Monroe
CJ Burks - Marshall
Jon Elmore - Marshall
Malik Hines - Massachusetts
Micah Seaborn - Monmouth
Ahmaad Rorie - Montana
Tyler Hall - Montana State
Devonte Klines - Montana State
Caleb Martin - Nevada
Cody Martin - Nevada
Jordan Caroline - Nevada
Marquez Letcher-Ellis - Nevada
Jordan Davis - Northern Colorado
Eugene German - Northern Illinois
Jalen McDaniels - San Diego State
Aaron Menzies - Seattle
Mike Daum - South Dakota State
Dominic Magee - Southern Miss
Trayveon Reed - Texas Southern
Zane Martin - Towson
DeAngelo Isby - Utah State
Lamonte Bearden - Western Kentucky
Fletcher Magee - Wofford
Justin James - Wyoming

Notable players returning to school

Zach Norvell Jr. - Gonzaga
Killian Tillie - Gonzaga
Rui Hachimura - Gonzaga


We’ll update the list as necessary as players make their decisions moving forward. If we missed someone or listed them in the wrong category, drop us a note and we’ll make the fix.