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NBA draft expert gives scouting report for former Illinois star Ayo Dosunmu

Former Illinois star Ayo Dosunmu is going through the pre-draft process this summer, and it seems to be going well so far. Dosunmu’s draft stock appears to be settling around the end of the first round or the beginning of the second round. That’s to-be-expected for a player who finished three college seasons before entering the draft.
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Illinois Basketball: NBA mock draft has Ayo Dosunmu in first round

It has been a while, but it looks like Brad Underwood might be sending an Illinois basketball player to the first round of the NBA Draft. The last time the Illini had a first round selection was Meyers Leonard in 2012. He ended up going No. 11 to the Portland Trail Blazers. While he won’t likely go as high as Leonard, Illinois guard Ayo Dosunmu hopes to see his name called in the first round like the former Illini big man.

Ayo Dosunmu signs with Excel Sports Management

Ahead of this summer’s NBA Draft, Ayo Dosunmu is making some money moves. Excel Sports Management announced via Twitter on Thursday that the former Illinois guard has joined their team. If you’re not familiar with Excel Sports, you’re probably familiar with some of its clients in the NBA already: Kevin Love, Kemba Walker and Blake Griffin, among others.
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Where Ayo Dosunmu is projected in latest NBA mock draft updates

ESPN’s latest two-round NBA Mock Draft has Dosunmu going No. 22 overall to the New York Knicks in a pick acquired from the Dallas Mavericks. Meanwhile in other mock draft updates, Sports Illustrated has Dosunmu going No. 27 overall to the Philadelphia 76ers, and CBS Sports has Dosunmu going No. 17 overall to the Boston Celtics.
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NBA draft: Davion Mitchell, Ayo Dosunmu go pro

Baylor guard Davion Mitchell is entering the NBA draft. Mitchell, a 6-2 junior, started all 30 games for Baylor (28-2) this season and averaged 14.1 points, 5.5 assists, 2.7 rebounds and 1.9 steals. He shot 51.1 percent from the field and 44.7 percent (63 of 141) from 3-point distance. He...

Illinois guard Ayo Dosunmu to enter NBA draft, hire agent

Illinois junior Ayo Dosunmu will declare for the 2021 NBA draft and forgo his remaining college eligibility by hiring an agent, he announced on ESPN's The Jump on Wednesday. Dosunmu, the No. 22 prospect in the ESPN 100, was a consensus first team All-American and the winner of the Bob Cousy Award, presented to the nation's top point guard. Dosunmu, 21, averaged 20.1 points, 6.3 rebounds and 5.3 assists per game while shooting 39% from 3-point range, leading Illinois to the Big Ten Conference tournament title and a No. 1 seed in the NCAA tournament.

Illinois star Ayo Dosunmu announces he will enter the NBA draft

CHICAGO — Illinois junior Ayo Dosunmu on Tuesday announced what has been hinted at all season: He will forgo his remaining eligibility and hire an agent as he enters the NBA draft. Dosunmu, who is projected as a first-round pick, was a consensus first-team All-American and won the Bob Cousy...
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Illinois' Ayo Dosunmu Declares for 2021 NBA Draft, Will Hire Agent

Illinois star Ayo Dosunmu declared for the 2021 NBA draft Tuesday on ESPN's The Jump, via Jonathan Givony of ESPN. The junior will hire an agent and forgo his remaining college eligibility. Dosunmu was named a first-team All-American by the Associated Press and won the Bob Cousy Award as the...
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Illini star guard Ayo Dosunmu declares for NBA Draft

Brad Underwood said last month that Ayo Dosunmu “needs to go to the draft” after the junior guard put together one of the best seasons in Illinois basketball history. The consensus First Team All-American made it official on Tuesday, declaring for the NBA Draft for a second straight year while appearing on ESPN's "The Jump." Dosunmu, who surprisingly returned to Illinois last season, said he will hire an agent and forego his final year of college eligibility to stay in the draft, where he is projected by most to be a first-round draft pick.
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Illinois standout Ayo Dosunmu officially declares for 2021 NBA Draft

It’s official: college basketball’s top point guard is headed to the 2021 NBA Draft. Illinois junior Ayo Dosunmu — winner of the 2021 Bob Cousy Award after averaging 20.1 points, 6.3 rebounds, and 5.3 assists for the Fighting Illini — announced his decision on ESPN’s “The Jump” on Tuesday, opting to forgo his remaining eligibility and hire an agent.
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Illinois’ Ayo Dosunmu declares for 2021 NBA draft

Illinois junior point guard Ayo Dosunmu announced Tuesday on ESPN’s “The Jump” that he is declaring for 2021 NBA Draft and hiring an agent. Dosunmu, 21, was a consensus All-American and the recipient of the 2021 Bob Cousy Award, which is presented to the nation’s top point guard. The prospect...
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Illinois Basketball: Illini legend Ayo Dosunmu declares for 2021 NBA Draft

It is official, the Illinois basketball program is losing one of the greatest players to ever suit up for the team. On Tuesday afternoon, via ESPN’s The Jump, Ayo Dosunmu announced that he would be forgoing his ability to come back to the Illini and will be entering the NBA Draft. This is news most expected but it is still painful to hear.

Ayo Dosunmu Entering NBA Draft, Going Pro

Illinois guard Ayo Dosunmu has decided to enter the 2021 NBA draft and forgo his remaining NCAA eligibility, he said on ESPN’s The Jump on Wednesday (link via Jonathan Givony of ESPN). Dosunmu, who returned to the Fighting Illini after testing the draft waters a year ago, enjoyed his best...