Joseph Young passing up NBA draft

Updated: April 8, 2014, 10:27 PM ET
Associated Press

EUGENE, Ore. -- Oregon point guard Joseph Young says he's returning to the Ducks for his senior season.

Young, who played for Oregon as a junior last season after transferring from Houston, made his announcement via Twitter on Tuesday.

The 6-foot-2 Young was the leading scorer this past season for the Ducks, who advanced to the NCAA tournament for the second straight year. He averaged 18.9 points per game and scored in double figures in 30 of 34 games.

Young also shot 41.5 percent from 3-point range and had an 88.1 free throw percentage.

Oregon went 24-10 overall this past season. The Ducks' run in the tournament ended with a third-round loss to Wisconsin.

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