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Alex Poythress to return to Kentucky

Updated: April 24, 2014, 10:14 AM ET
By Jeff Goodman | ESPN.com

Kentucky forward Alex Poythress will return for his junior season.

The school made an announcement on Wednesday that the 6-foot-7 sophomore, who averaged 5.9 points and 4.5 rebounds per game last season, will not put his name in for the June 26 NBA draft.

"Playing in the NBA has always been a dream of mine, but I want to make sure that I'm NBA-ready before I make that jump," Poythress said. "By coming back, I'll be so much closer to earning my degree in business and ...

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