Sources on ESPN: Ohio State junior forward Kieta Bates-Diop — Big 10 Conference player of the year — will enter the June NBA Draft. https://t.co/fLgntz9eDH
— Adrian Wojnarowski (@wojespn) March 26, 2018
Bates-Diop, the Big Ten Conference Player of the Year, averaged 19.8 points and 8.7 rebounds a game for the Buckeyes. He is currently ranked 19th on ESPN draft analyst Jonathan Givony’s list of Top 100 NBA prospects.
According to Wojnarowski, the 22-year-old is expected to make a formal announcement on Monday.