Murray State’s Ja Morant announces move to the NBA Draft

Morant declares for NBA draft

(KFVS) - Murray State’s Ja Morant is headed to the NBA Draft.

Murray State announced the news Wednesday, April 3 at 6 p.m. at the CFSB Center.

Murray State’s Ja Morant headed to the NBA Draft

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Posted by KFVS-TV on Wednesday, April 3, 2019

CBS Sports is reporting Morant is a projected top-three draft pick.

Morant is Murray State’s first first-team All-American.

He was the Ohio Valley Conference Player of the Year and led the Racers to the NCAA Tournament where they had a first round victory over Marquette.

He finished the season with 331 assists, the sixth most in NCAA single-season history, according to Murray State. The 331 assists and 808 points were both Murray State single-season records and he set the MSU career assist record in only two seasons.

Heartland Sports sat down with Morant and Coach McMahon ahead of the NCAA Tournament. Watch it here.

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