Syracuse G Michael Carter-Williams to the NBA Draft

Sophomore Syracuse guard Michael Carter-Williams announced he was entering the 2013 NBA draft on Wednesday afternoon.

“Michael has informed me of his intention to enter the NBA Draft,” Syracuse head coach Jim Boeheim said in a statement. “He’s coming off a tremendous season and we appreciate all he’s done for Syracuse basketball. We wish Michael the best of luck as he pursues a pro career.”

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Carter-Williams led Syracuse to the Final Four, leading the team in minutes (35.2), assists (7.3) and steals (2.7). In the NCAA, he ranked fifth in assists and fourth in steals. He also averaged 11.9 points per game.

Syracuse was eliminated by Michigan in the National Semifinals on Saturday.

NBADraft.net has Carter-Williams as the projected No. 13 pick to Dallas as of Wednesday afternoon.

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Wes has worked for Rivals.com covering the New York Knicks, as well as for Scout.com covering Syracuse athletics. Wes has also worked for the South China Morning Post (Hong Kong) and reported on the NBA and MLB for the New York Sportscene. A native of Long Island, New York, Wes graduated from Syracuse University in 2005. Follow him on Twitter @ChengWes.
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