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Nojel Eastern returning to Purdue for sophomore season

He decided, shortly after the 2017-18 season, to enter his name into the NBA Draft, but will now withdraw it.

Posted: May. 30, 2018 10:21 AM
Updated: May. 30, 2018 11:21 AM

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. (WLFI) — Nojel Eastern is returning to Purdue for his sophomore season.

Eastern played in all 37 games As a freshman, averaging 2.9 points and 2.5 rebounds in 12.6 minutes.

He decided, shortly after the 2017-18 season, to enter his name into the NBA Draft, but will now withdraw it.

His announcement comes on the day of the deadline to withdraw. The deadline is 11:59 Wednesday.

Eastern mostly played the point guard position for Purdue last season, but has shown the versatility at times to play other positions.

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