Report: Hood to enter NBA Draft

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Updated: 4/17 5:01 pm

Durham, NC ( - Duke sophomore forward Rodney Hood declared for the NBA Draft on Thursday, according to a report by the Charlotte Observer.

The 22-year-old Hood, who played one year at Mississippi State before transferring to Duke, averaged 16.1 points and 3.9 rebounds per game this past season.

He is expected to be a mid-to-late first round pick.

Earlier Thursday, Blue Devils freshman forward Jabari Parker also announced his intention to enter the NBA Draft.

Duke fell to 14th-seeded Mercer in the second round of this past year's NCAA Tournament.

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