Monday April 14, 2008
(Manhattan, Ks.)--Michael Beasley is headed to the NBA. Kansas State's All-American freshman announced Monday that he will skip his final three seasons to enter the June 26 NBA draft, where he could be the No. 1 overall pick.
Beasley, the Big 12 player of the year, had the second-most
rebounds and third-most points of any freshman in NCAA history,
leading Kansas State to its first NCAA tournament victory in 20
The agile 6-foot-10 power forward averaged 26.2 points per game
and a nation-leading 12.4 rebounds, finishing second to North
Carolina's Tyler Hansbrough for numerous player of the year awards.
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