Alex Poythress shot better than 68 percent from the field during the NCAA Tournament.
Lexington, KY (SportsNetwork.com) -
Kentucky forward Alex Poythress has decided to return for his junior season with the Wildcats.
Poythress averaged 5.9 points and 4.5 rebounds in 40 games this past season, helping the Wildcats reach the NCAA Tournament championship game.
"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," said Poythress on Wednesday. "By coming back, I'll be so much closer to earning my degree in business and it will give me another year to prepare my game and my body for the next level."