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Pac-12 men's basketball stars announce return for 2021-22 season

Jul 8, 2021

Over the past several days, a number of key contributors from Pac-12 men's basketball programs have announced their decision to return to campus for the 2021-22 campaign and withdraw from the 2021 NBA Draft ahead of the July 7 deadline. 

UCLA guard Johnny Juzang, USC forward Isaiah Mobley, UCLA forward Cody Riley, Arizona State forward Marcus Bagley all took to social media ahead of the deadline on their personal and/or team accounts to announce their return on Wednesday, while several others reportedly withdrew from the draft to return as well, including Oregon State forwards Warith Alatishe and Maurice Calloo and center Roman Silva and Oregon guard Eric Williams Jr. 

While these players have elected to return for the 2021-22 season, others still in the 2021 NBA Draft include several Pac-12 stars with draft profile videos, presented by New York Life, available at The 2021 NBA Draft will take place Thursday, July 29 at 5 p.m. PT / 6 p.m. MT on ABC & ESPN.