Jarell Martin to leave LSU for NBA Draft
BATON ROUGE - LSU forward Jarell Martin announced Wednesday morning his plans to forego his final two years of eligibility to enter the 2015 NBA draft later this summer.
Martin, a sophomore, will enter the draft as he comes off an All-SEC first team season during which he led the team with an average 16.9 points and 9.2 rebounds per game. During the 18-game conference schedule, he averaged 16 points and 9 rebounds per game, according to LSUsports.net.
During his freshman season, the forward took the SEC All-Freshman accolade and averaged 10.3 points a game with 4.6 rebounds. The Tigers won 42 games during Martin's two seasons with 20 of those wins coming during conference play. He appeared in the NIT in 2014 and the NCAA Tournament this season.
The NBA Draft will be held on June 25 in New York City.