Iman Shumpert, perhaps the lone bright spot of a 2010-11 Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets basketball season that saw the team finish with a losing record, get obliterated in the ACC Tournament, and close down its beloved Thrillerdome, has announced he'll enter his name into the 2011 NBA Draft. While that doesn't mean the rising senior is necessarily gone, as he has yet to hire an agent, it's still not going to inspire much confidence in the coming season of Tech hoops.
Shumpert says he reached the decision before meeting new head coach Brian Gregory. Since the All-ACC second-team point guard did not sign with an agent, he's free to play for Tech next year if he doesn't like what he discovers about his draft standing.
In three seasons at Tech, Shumpert has reached No. 11 on the program's all-time assists list and No. 4 on the steals list -- both very impressive considering the point guard lineage the school boasts.
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