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10 most impactful college players to withdraw from NBA draft

10 most impactful college players to withdraw from NBA draft
Purdue center and last year’s AP national player of the year Zack Edey was one of the biggest names in college basketball to withdraw from the NBA draft before this week’s deadline. (Credit: Joseph Maiorana/USA TODAY Sports)

(BVM) – With the deadline for underclassmen in the NBA draft who wish to maintain their collegiate eligibility now passed, a number of teams have learned the decisions of some of the most influential players on their rosters. Given the number of players who were in the NBA draft pool, many teams and programs were impacted by the decision of their players to either go professional or return to the college ranks.

Among the players who withdrew their names from the draft pool Wednesday include conference and national players of the year, NCAA tournament standouts and nationally-recognized athletes. While many players are returning to their programs, not all of these are created equally. Here are the 10 most impactful college basketball players who are set to return after they withdrew from the NBA draft.

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