Michigan forwards D.J. Wilson and Moritz Wagner announced on Tuesday via their Twitter accounts that they will enter the 2017 NBA Draft, but will not hire an agent.
Wilson stated: “I give glory to God each and everyday for allowing me to be a part of the University of Michigan and our basketball program. With that being said, after discussing it with my family and coaches, I will be entering my name into the NBA Draft without hiring an agent. Thank you for all your continued support and Go Blue!”
If a player hires and agent, he can not come back to school. However, since they did not hire an agent, they have until May 24th to withdraw his admission to the NBA Draft.
Both will be able to go to the combine and meet with teams, but still could come back to Michigan for the 2017-18 season.
Chad Ford of ESPN has both Wagner and Wilson as “likely late first-round” picks. He ranks Wagner at No. 25 in the NBA Draft and Wilson at No. 31.
The duo will participate in the NBA combine on May 9-14 to get a better understanding of their projection and which teams are interested.