Dedmon declares for the NBA
Dewayne Dedmon / USA Today Sports
Dewayne Dedmon / USA Today Sports
SCPlaybook.com
Posted Apr 24, 2013
Lindsey Thiry


USC redshirt junior Dewayne Dedmon declares early for the NBA draft...

USC redshirt junior DeWayne Dedmon announced Wednesday he will forego his redshirt senior season to enter the NBA draft.

"It's just my time to chase my dream and go to the NBA," Dedmon said in a statement released by the university. "I had a great time at USC and it was a good experience."

Dedmon played two seasons for the Trojans after transferring from Antelope College.

Dedmon averaged over 6 points and 7 rebounds in his 31 appearances for the Trojans this season.

He did not travel to USC's only game in the Pac-12 Tournament, a loss to Utah, due to an ongoing investigation into an incident he was allegedly involved in after the Trojans final regular season game in Spokane (Wash.).

"I had some ups and downs and learned a lot and believe it is best for me to turn professional at this time," Dedmon said.

I wish USC, Andy Enfield and all my teammates all the best moving forward. Andy is a good guy and I believe he will do great things here."

Get in the discussion with other USC fans on the Publisher Message Board!

Follow Lindsey Thiry on Twitter


Related Stories
PHOTOS: USC - Oregon
 -by SCPlaybook.com  Jan 18, 2013
PHOTOS: USC - Minnesota
 -by SCPlaybook.com  Dec 10, 2012
USC Goes To The JUCO Ranks
 -by ScoutHoops.com  Oct 26, 2009

MAGAZINE COVERAGE
Get the 2014 Scout.com Recruiting Yearbook with an annual Total Access Pass
Sign Up Today!

Upgrade Now!
Free Email Newsletter
Don't miss any news or features from SCPlaybook.com. Subscribe to our newsletter to have our newest articles emailed to you on a daily or weekly basis.
Click here for a list of all Team Newsletters.

Add Players to My HotList
Get free email alerts with news about your favorite players. Click name to add to My HotList.
C DeWayne Dedmon (profile)
[View My HotList]
Add Topics to My HotList
Get free email alerts with news about your favorite topics. Click link to add to My HotList.
Basketball > USC
Basketball > USC > Recruiting
[View My HotList]