Killingsworth withdraws from NBA Draft; leaving Auburn
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"This is certainly typical with coaching transitions," Lebo said. "Marco is looking for a fresh start."
Killingsworth, who did not hire an agent, will have to sit out one full year. He will be eligible to play in the 2005-06 season and will then have one year of eligibility remaining.
"I have decided to pull my name from the 2004 NBA Draft," Killingsworth said. "I am returning to college to finish my degree and will continue to improve my game."
Killingsworth finished his three-year
"I have spoken with coach Lebo and have received my release from
Killingsworth, an All-SEC second-team pick by the league's coaches, had until June 17 to make a decision on whether to return to school. The draft is set for June 24 at Madison Square Garden.