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Baylor’s Matthew Mayer withdraws his name from the 2021 NBA Draft

BU guard/forward Matthew Mayer
BU guard/forward Matthew Mayer(AP)
Published: Jun. 22, 2021 at 5:23 PM CDT
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WACO, Texas (KWTX) - Baylor forward Matthew Mayer is withdrawing his name from the 2021 NBA Draft and will return for his senior year.

Mayer posted a photo on his Instagram on Monday night with a graphic that read: “After close consideration with the NBA, my coaches, and family, I’ve decided to come back for my senior year at Baylor.”

Mayer was one of 69 players announced as having accepted an invite to attend the NBA combine in Chicago. The NCAA deadline for players to withdraw from the NBA draft and maintain college eligibility is July 7.

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