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Souley Boum    G    UTEP    
Boum has committed to transfer to UTEP, Jon Rothstein of CBS Sports reports.

Fantasy Analysis

After one season at San Francisco, the sophomore is transferring to UTEP, where he will have to sit out one year per NCAA transfer rules. Once he is eligible, coach Rodney Terry's squad will gain a player who was second on the Dons in scoring with 10.9 points per game and shot 36% from deep in his freshman season.
Torin Dorn    G    North Carolina State    
Dorn is returning to NC State for his senior season, Jon Rothstein of CBS Sports reports.

Fantasy Analysis

After participating in pre-draft workouts and evaluations with NBA scouts, Dorn has made the decision to play one more season at school before trying his hand in the draft. The Wolfpack will be returning one of their highest producers from last season as Dorn averaged 13.9 points and 6.3 rebounds while starting 32 games and playing 28.7 minutes.
Isaac Copeland    F    Nebraska    
Copeland has withdrawn his name from the NBA Draft and will return to Nebraska, Jeff Goodman of ESPN.com reports.

Fantasy Analysis

As expected, the Cornhuskers' big man is returning to Lincoln after going through the draft process without hiring an agent. He is coming off a season in which he was second on the squad in scoring at 12.9 points per game and second in rebounding with 6.1 per contest. He averaged 30.7 minutes last year and will once again be a big part of the offense in his final season.
Quinton Rose    G    Temple    
Rose will forgo the 2018 NBA Draft to compete another year at Temple, Jon Rothstein of CBS Sports reports.

Fantasy Analysis

Rose initially made the decision to enter the NBA Draft, however he did so without an agent, allowing him the opportunity to return to compete in the NCAA. Last season he averaged 14.9 points and 4.3 rebounds per game, and Temple fans will be excited to have him back.
Jordan Caroline    F    Nevada    
Caroline announced that he will be returning to Nevada for the 2018-19 season per release, Jon Rothstein of CBS Sports reports.

Fantasy Analysis

Caroline initially entered the 2018 NBA Draft, however he did so without an agent which makes him eligible to return to compete in the NCAA. Nevada will be very happy to have him back, as he averaged 17.7 points and 8.6 rebounds per game last year, and remains one of the best players on that squad.
Dexter McClanahan    G    Nicholls State    
McClanahan announced his decision to commit to Nicholls State, Jon Rothstein of CBS Sports reports.

Fantasy Analysis

During the 2017 campaign, McClanahan averaged 15.5 points and 4.2 rebounds per game, so Savannah State will be sorely missing his presence on the court. It's important to remember that since McClanahan is still an undergraduate student, he will be required to sit out the 2018 season before being eligible to compete again.
Dewan Huell    F    Miami    
Huell has removed his name from 2018 NBA draft consideration and will return to Miami, Jon Rothstein of CBS Sports reports.

Fantasy Analysis

Huell decided to enter the 2018 NBA draft process to get a feel of his pro prospects following a season in which he racked up 11.4 points, 6.7 boards and one block over 25.8 minutes per contest during his junior season. He should remain a major contributor for the Hurricanes in his final stanza at Miami during 2018-19.
Christian Mekowulu    F       
Mekowulu indicated Saturday that he will withdraw from the 2018 NBA draft, but he will also transfer from Tennessee State, Jon Rothstein of CBS Sports reports.

Fantasy Analysis

Mekowulu averaged 12.7 points, 7.9 boards and 1.5 blocks over 29.1 minutes per contest during his junior season, likely affording him an opportunity to get a look at some bigger schools for his final campaign. Since he graduated, the big man will be immediately eligible to play for a new school.
James Palmer    G    Nebraska    
Palmer will return to Nebraska next season, Jon Rothstein of CBS Sports reports.

Fantasy Analysis

Palmer had declared for the 2018 NBA Draft without an agent. Nebraska will be happy to have him back for his final season of eligibility, as he started all 33 of his appearances for the team. In 31.0 minutes per game, Palmer averaged 17.2 points, 4.4 rebounds, 3.0 assists and 1.0 steal.
Admon Gilder    G    Texas A&M    
Gilder announced Friday that he is returning to Texas A&M next season, Ben Baby of the Dallas Morning News reports.

Fantasy Analysis

The Aggies are losing a lot of star power to the NBA next month, but Gilder's return gives an element of continuity to next year's squad. Gilder tested the NBA Draft waters this offseason before ultimately opting to return to College Station. He's started 59 of 61 games since the beginning of the 2016-17 season and averaged double-digit points in each of those seasons.
Barry Brown    G    Kansas State    
Brown will return for his senior campaign at Kansas State, per his Twitter account.

Fantasy Analysis

Brown declared for the draft in early April, but did not hire an agent. He had a breakout campaign as a junior last season, helping lead Kansas State to an Elite Eight appearance. He started all 37 games he appeared in, averaging 15.9 points, 3.2 assists, 3.1 boards and 1.8 steals in 34.7 minutes.
Jessie Govan    C    Georgetown    
Govan has withdrawn from the NBA Draft and will return to Georgetown, Jeff Goodman of ESPN.com reports.

Fantasy Analysis

This is good news for Georgetown, as Govan started in all 30 of his appearances for the team last season during his junior year. In 32.7 minutes per game, he averaged 17.9 points, 10.0 rebounds, 2.0 assists and 1.1 blocks while shooting 51 percent from the field. He also flashed some range, hitting 0.5 threes per game at 35 percent.
Terence Davis    F    Mississippi    
Davis will return to Ole Miss for his senior season.

Fantasy Analysis

Davis had declared for the draft without hiring an agent, allowing him to return back to school. He's been a significant part of Ole Miss' gameplan for the past two seasons, starting in 51 of his 68 appearances. During his junior campaign, he posted 13.8 points, 6.2 rebounds, 2.1 assists and a combined 1.8 steals/blocks across 27.3 minutes per game.
Kerwin Roach    G    Texas    
Roach will return to Texas for his senior season, Brian Davis of the Austin American-Statesman reports.

Fantasy Analysis

Roach put together a solid junior campaign, posting averages of 12.3 points, 3.7 rebounds, 3.6 assists and 1.5 steals across 33.4 minutes. He also became a more consistent shooter, going 43.8 percent from the floor and 36.4 percent from deep. Despite the improvements, Roach didn't like where the NBA scouts were projecting him after going through the predraft process, so he'll return to Texas for his senior season to help boost his stock further.
Luke Maye    F    North Carolina    
Maye has withdrawn from the 2018 NBA Draft and will return to North Carolina for his senior season, Jon Rothstein of CBS Sports reports.

Fantasy Analysis

Maye became a full-time starter for the Tar Heels in 2017-18, and his production skyrocketed as a result. He finished the year as one of the ACC's top fantasy forwards, posting 16.9 points, 10.1 rebounds and 2.4 assists, all while shooting 43 percent from three-point range. Those numbers should provide a reliable baseline for his senior year, where Maye will be a first-round draft pick in the vast majority of fantasy formats. North Carolina brings in two top-50 wings in their upcoming recruiting class in Nassir Little and Rechon Black, but neither will be a direct threat to Maye's minutes. Look for his return to propel the Tar Heels up the preseason rankings.