by Charles Rich
Today at 5 pm is the deadline for underclassmen to withdraw their name from the NBA draft. Some seem to be taking it right down to the wire. Either because they like the drama or they honestly don't know.
Just because Roy Hibbert surprised everyone by returning to Georgetown for his senior season, doesn't mean other underclassmen big men are turning down the lottery or mid-first round possibilities.
Spencer Hawes out of Washington still has yet to sign with an agent -- yet. He has worked out with teams all over the country and has interviewed various agents. Hawes has even been invited to New York by the NBA for the draft. None of the variousmockdraftshave him lower than12th. This, despite legitimate questions about drafting a raw project with a lottery pick when teams like that need help sooner. Everyone knows he will stay in the draft, but the formal announcement has yet to occur.
Pac-10 Big Men Still "Officially" Undecided on the NBA originally appeared on Fanhouse NCAA Basketball Blog on Mon, 18 Jun 2007 08:10:00 EST . Please see our terms for use of feeds.