3 Texas players entering draft

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - Texas players Tristan Thompson, Jordan Hamilton and Cory Joseph are all declaring for the NBA draft.

Team spokesman Scott McConnell said Friday that Hamilton, a sophomore, plans to sign with an agent, which would immediately end his college eligibility.

Thompson and Joseph, both freshman last season, plan to submit their names but will hold off on signing an agent. That will allow them to return to Texas if they choose to.

The NBA deadline for underclassmen to submit their names to the NBA is Sunday. The NCAA allows them to withdraw by May 8 and still maintain their college eligibility.

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