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REPORT: Deonte Burton on NBA early entry list

Another key piece of next year’s Iowa State basketball team has thrown his hat into the NBA Draft ring. Junior forward Deonte Burton’s name is on the NBA’s official early entry list, according to ESPN‘s Jeff Goodman.

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Burton averaged 9.7 points and 3.9 rebounds per game in 26 games last year for the Cyclones. Our Chris Williams is reporting that Burton just wants to be evaluated by NBA teams.

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He’ll have until May 25th to make his final decision on going pro or returning to school.

Jared Stansbury

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Jared a native of Clarinda, Iowa, started as the Cyclone Fanatic intern in August 2013, primarily working as a videographer until starting on the women’s basketball beat prior to the 2014-15 season. Upon earning his Bachelor’s degree in Journalism and Mass Communication from Iowa State in May 2016, Jared was hired as the site’s full-time staff writer, taking over as the primary day-to-day reporter on football and men’s basketball. He was elevated to the position of managing editor in January 2020. He is a regular contributor on 1460 KXNO in Des Moines and makes regular guest appearances on radio stations across the Midwest. Jared resides in Ankeny with his four-year-old puggle, Lolo.