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Monday, March 30, 2009
Calathes to declare for NBA draft

By Andy Katz

Florida guard Nick Calathes will declare for the NBA draft but will not hire an agent, leaving open the option to return for his junior year.

Calathes met with Florida coach Billy Donovan on Monday to discuss the situation.

The 6-foot-6 guard averaged 17.2 points, 6.4 assists and 5.3 rebounds per game last season and was the only player in the nation to average at least 15 points, five rebounds and six assists.. He also had 1.9 steals per contest for a Florida team that went 25-11 last season.

Information from The Associated Press was used in this report.