NBA rumors: Davion Mintz returning to college

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Kentucky is getting its top basketball scorer back from last season, as guard Davion Mintz has decided to withdraw from the NBA draft and return to school.
A graduate transfer from Creighton, Mintz led the Wildcats in scoring (11.5 PPG) and assists (3.1 APG) in 2020-21 while also averaging 3.2 rebounds per game. This is the first time Kentucky is getting its leading scorer back since Randolph Morris in 2006-07.
Kentucky guard Davion Mintz will test the draft waters and go through the NBA’s evaluation process, but is leaving the door open for a potential return to UK, the school announced this afternoon.
Davion Mintz has withdrawn from the NBA Draft and will be returning to Creighton for his senior season.
Creighton juniors Martin Krampelj and Davion Mintz were both included on the NBA draft’s early entry list, which was released Tuesday by the NBA communications office.
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