Austin Rivers going for NBA draft

Updated: March 23, 2012, 11:13 PM ET
By Andy Katz | ESPN.com

Duke freshman guard Austin Rivers will declare for the NBA draft, sources said Friday.

He will make the formal announcement next week after spending the weekend at home in Orlando.

CBSSports.com reported earlier Friday that Rivers was planning to enter the draft.

The Blue Devils' coaching staff knew in the latter part of the season that Rivers was going to leave, multiple sources with direct knowledge at Duke told ESPN.com.

Rivers will become the fourth ...

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