RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) -- North Carolina State forward C.J. Leslie isn't entering the NBA draft this year.
Team spokeswoman Annabelle Myers said Monday that Leslie opted not to file paperwork to enter the draft early. The deadline for underclassmen to enter the draft was 11:59 p.m. Sunday.
The 6-foot-8 Leslie averaged 11 points and a team-best 7.2 rebounds as a freshman last season for the Wolfpack, who finished 15-16 in coach Sidney Lowe's final year.
Leslie was a McDonald's All-American in 2010 who was considered a possible one-and-done player coming out of high school.