Northwestern forward Pete Nance announces NBA Draft decision
Pete Nance has made a decision on his future.
The Northwestern forward announced on Monday that he intends to enter his name into the 2022 NBA Draft. However, he will continue to maintain his college eligibility for the upcoming 2022-23 season.
Nance’s decision will allow him to receive feedback from the NBA Draft while still having the chance to return to Northwestern, if it’s in his best interest. He has one year of eligibility remaining with the Wildcats.
“After talking with family and loved ones, I am excited to announce that I entered the NBA Draft with the pure focus of living out my lifelong dream of being an NBA player,” Nance wrote on Twitter. “I am maintaining my college eligibility and utilizing all of the options at my disposal in order to gather as much information as possible during this process.”
— Pete Nance (@peteln22) April 25, 2022
Nance started in 29 of 30 games for the Wildcats during the 2021-22 season. He led the team in scoring (14.6 ppg) and rebounding (6.5 rpg) d ranked second in assists (2.7 apg). Nance shot better than 45% from 3-point range and nearly 50% on all field goal attempts.
Over the course of his four years at Northwestern, Nance has played in 107 games with 74 starts. He’s averaging 9.6 points, 5.4 rebounds and 1.8 assists per contest.