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UConn Men: Christian Vital Will Test NBA, Won't Lose Option To Return

UConn Men: Christian Vital Will Test NBA, Won't Lose Option To Return

UConn guard Christian Vital has declared his eligibility for the NBA Draft, but he is not hiring an agent.

That means Vital, who finished his sophomore season, retains the option of returning for his junior season, which would appear to be his best option. He has until May 30 to make that decision.

In the meantime, the 6-foot-2 Vital, who averaged 14.9 points, 5.4 rebounds and 1.6 steals per game, will be able to participate in workouts for NBA teams, scouts and coaches and gain feedback on where he needs to improve.

“I want to thank my UConn family for allowing me the opportunity to be in this position,” Vital said, in a statement released by the school. “I do want to...

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