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Austin Wiley to withdraw from draft and return to Auburn for the 2018-19 season

Austin Wiley to withdraw from draft and return to Auburn for the 2018-19 season
Published On: Tue, May 29
Mar 8, 2015; Lincoln, NE, USA; Nebraska Cornhuskers guard Shavon Shields (31) battles for the loose ball against Maryland Terrapins forward Evan Smotrycz (1) and guard Dion Wiley (5) in the first half at Pinnacle Bank Arena. Mandatory Credit: Bruce Thorson-USA TODAY Sports

According to multiple reports, Austin Wiley will be returning to Auburn for his third season of college basketball.

Wiley, who was participated in the NBA Draft combine in Chicago last week, has reportedly informedA CBS SportsA reporter John Rothstein andA ESPNA reporter Jeff Goodman that he intends to return to Auburn for his junior season.

Auburn coach Bruce Pearl, who is scheduled to attend the SEC spring meetings in Destin, Florida this week, confirmed the news via a text message from theA Montgomery AdvertiserA Tuesday morning following Rothsteina€™s and Goodmana€™s report.

a€œIa€™m really excited to have a chance to coach Austin again this season,a€ head coach Bruce Pearl said in a university release. a€œHe has a chance to be one of the most dominant big men in college basketball this season. Hea€™s such a great kid and a hard worker. All of his dreams for greatness at Auburn and beyond are still alive and well."

Wiley later confirmed the news in a message via his Instagram account.A 

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