Christian Vital Rumors
Adam Zagoria: UConn rising junior guard Christian Vital (Queens Village, N.Y.) has officially withdrawn his name from the 2018 NBA Draft eligible list and will return to school for the 2018-19 school year.
Adam Zagoria: Why not, everybody’s doing it. UConn sophomore guard Christian Vital will declare himself eligible for the 2018 NBA Draft, but will not hire an agent.
2016 guard Christian Vital verbally committed to Connecticut on Friday, he informed Scout. “I’m staying in the Northeast,” Vital said with excitement. Vital, a 6-foot-2 guard out of Oakdale (Conn.) St. Thomas More, picked Kevin Ollie and the Huskies over Louisville. “Basically [Kevin Ollie], he’s texted me before 9:00 every day this week,” Vital said. “Just letting me know about he Lakers situation and that he loves me and he’s staying at UConn. That really means something to me, to have that kind of relationship with the head coach, knowing he has a million things to do.”