Archie Goodwin’s entry into NBA draft may be too early

Archie Goodwin - photo by Tammie Brown | WildcatWorld.com
Archie Goodwin – photo by Tammie Brown | WildcatWorld.com

is the first victim of head coach ’s success.  The UK freshman announced his intention to enter the Draft in a release from UK Athletics.  “Although I really wanted Archie to return for his sophomore season, I fully support him choosing to pursue his dreams,” Calipari said in the release.

’s draft expert Chad Ford doesn’t believe Goodwin is ready for the NBA.  “I don’t think he’s ready,” Ford told The ’s Kyle Tucker on Monday.

Even Goodwin himself believed two weeks ago that he wasn’t ready for the NBA.  “I don’t think I’m ready to go,” Goodwin said after the loss to Robert Morris. “If any of us were saying we think we should leave, then we’d all be delusional.”

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