MAAC Rookie of the Year Makes Decision on NBA Draft

Siena Saints guard and MAAC Rookie of the Year Jalen Pickett has officially entered his name into the NBA draft. The deadline to enter is April 21st. Pickett has given no indication that he will hire an agent and most likely test NBA waters before returning to Siena for his sophomore year. Declaring for the NBA draft gives Pickett the ability to work out with NBA teams as well as participate in the NBA combine that takes place May14-19. As a underclassmen Pickett will have until May 29th to withdrawal his name to keep his collegiate eligibility. Pickett guided the Saints to a 17-16 record his freshman year in which he earned Rookie of the Week a MAAC record 11 times. Jalen Pickett averaged 15.8 points on 43.7% from the field and 34.8% from 3, Jalen also averaged 6.7 assist and 2 steals during his historic freshman year at Siena. Pickett guided the Saints to a 17-16 record his freshman year. Check out highlights of his 46 point and 13 assist game against Quinnipiac that really put him on the map below.

 

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