Damien Jefferson is third Bluejay to declare for NBA Draft

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OMAHA, Neb. (WOWT) -- Creighton forward Damien Jefferson is submitting his name for consideration in the 2020 NBA Draft.

He's the third member of the Bluejays to do so after the team won a share of its first-ever BIG EAST regular season title.

"After talking it over with my family and coaches, I have decided to enter my name into the 2020 NBA Draft," said Jefferson. "I look forward to going through this process with my support system. Throughout this process I will still maintain my college eligibility."

Jefferson averaged 9.4 points and 5.5 rebounds per game.

Ty-Shon Alexander and Denzel Mahoney also declared for the draft.

Alexander is committed to going pro while Mahoney has yet to announce a decision on whether or not he will return to school.