Three Longhorns declare for NBA draft

Will Anderson

Speculation came to an end on Friday when three Texas basketball players announced they were entering their names into consideration for the 2011 NBA draft, including freshman forward Tristan Thompson and sophomore guard Jordan Hamilton.

Hamilton will hire an agent and forego his final two seasons at Texas. Thompson has not hired an agent yet, meaning he has until May 8 to remove his name from the draft. Fellow freshman and childhood friend of Thompson, Cory Joseph, also entered his name but did not hire an agent.

The three combined to score 42.1 of the team's points per game in the 2010-11 season.