OMAHA, Neb. (AP) Creighton forward Damien Jefferson has declared for the NBA draft, becoming the third player for the Bluejays to explore the possibility of turning professional.
Jefferson made the announcement through the school Wednesday. He has the option to return to school for his final season of eligibility after going through the evaluation process by league executives.
He started 29 games in his junior season and averaged 9.4 points and 5.5 rebounds. He shot 59.9 percent from the floor in Big East games to rank fourth in the conference.