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Mon April 16, 2012
Kentucky Players To Announce Draft Intentions
LEXINGTON, Ky. -- Five Kentucky underclassmen, including projected No. 1 NBA draft pick Anthony Davis, are expected to announce their draft intentions at a joint news conference.
A news release says freshmen Davis, Michael Kidd-Gilchrist and Marquis Teague, along with sophomores Terrence Jones and Doron Lamb will appear together Tuesday for the announcement in Lexington. Wildcats coach John Calipari is also scheduled to attend.
The five underclassmen made up Kentucky's starting lineup in the 2011-2012 season and helped Kentucky win its eighth national championship.
Davis, a 6-foot-10 power forward, won The Associated Press, Naismith and Wooden awards for national player of the year, the first player from Kentucky to win the honors.