Minnesota centre Daniel Oturu says he’s entering NBA draft

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Minnesota centre Daniel Oturu said on Monday he is declaring for the NBA draft after leading the Big Ten in rebounding and blocked shots as a sophomore.

Oturu made the announcement with a letter to fans on Instagram, saying he planned to hire an agent. The six-foot-10 Oturu averaged 20.1 points, 11.3 rebounds and 2.5 blocks per game this season. He was second in the conference in scoring and his 56.3 per cent shooting percentage led the Big Ten.