Arkansas sharpshooter Isaiah Joe makes final decision regarding 2020 NBA Draft
The Arkansas Razorbacks are losing co-SEC Player of the Year Mason Jones to the 2020 NBA Draft. However, they were waiting to see if his backcourt running mate, Isaiah Joe, would go pro or return to school.
On Saturday, Joe announced his official decision, and it’s good news for the Razorbacks’ chances in 2020-21.
As you can see below, the Arkansas men’s basketball Twitter account posted a video of Joe announcing he’d return for his junior season:
Just 2️⃣ words from Number 1️⃣ pic.twitter.com/gvdRTeZXC5
— Arkansas Razorbacks Basketball 🐗 (@RazorbackMBB) August 1, 2020
Joe was plagued by injuries at times during the 2019-20 season, but he still was a great player when he was on the court. He appeared in 26 games, starting 25 of them. He averaged 16.9 points, 4.1 rebounds, 1.7 assists and 1.4 steals per contest.