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Syracuse's Chris McCullough Will Forgo Sophomore Season, Enter NBA Draft (Updated)

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According to a report this morning, Chris McCullough will indeed skip another year at Cuse and declare for the NBA.

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As first reported this morning by Shams Charania, it appears that Syracuse Orange forward Chris McCullough will forgo his sophomore season and enter the 2015 NBA Draft.

McCullough's uncle floated the possibility publicly earlier this week after Chris himself had previously said he was coming back. McCullough had previously said he would return to Syracuse following a torn ACL injury that cut short his freshman season in January.

If he does leave, McCullough's hyped SU career ends with only 16 games to his name. He averaged 9.3 PPG, 6.9 RPG and 1.1 APG before an injury ended his season. It was unknown as to whether or not McCullough would have been ready for the start of the 2015-2016 season as it was.

Jim Boeheim made some pretty incendiary remarks about McCullough's potential as a lottery pick back in December. Expect that to come up again in the next few days. Fun.

I've got thoughts but I'll just share my tweets from earlier today and we'll go from there.

UPDATE (12:18 p.m. ET): Looks like he's signed with an agent and it's confirmed.