Missouri guard Jabari Brown to enter the 2014 NBA Draft
Mizzou Basketball junior guard Jabari Brown, a First Team All-Southeastern Conference selection and 1,000-point scorer, has announced he will enter his name into the 2014 NBA Draft
The decision by Brown makes the Oakland, Calif., native eligible for feedback from the Association office and gives him the opportunity to sign with an agent or return to Missouri for his senior season.
Underclassmen have until April 15 to withdraw their name from consideration and retain collegiate eligibility.
Brown was the Southeastern Conferenceâ??s leading scorer this season, averaging 19.9 points in 35 total games
He also paced the league with 20.7 points in 18 league contests.
He topped 20 points in scoring 19 times overall, the most by a Tiger since Anthony Peeler in 1992 and failed to reach double figures in scoring just once.
Brown scored 20-plus points in 12-of-18 league contests, the most since Derrick Chievous in 1987 and 1988 and topped 30 points twice, scoring 33 points against Kentucky and 30 points vs. Davidson.
Brown was also the fifth fastest player to reach 1,000 points in Missouri history, needing just 59 games to reach the milestone.
Through two seasons (60 total games at Missouri), Brown averaged 17.3 points, which ranks No. 10 all-time.
The 19.9 points he averaged this season were the most since Kareem Rush in 2001.
Brown capped the year being named Missouriâ??s second consecutive All-SEC First Team selection.
He joins Phil Pressey who earned the nod in 2013.
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