Josiah-Jordan James has become a key part of Tennessee’s men’s hoops team the past couple of years.

Whether or not he returns to Rocky Top for the 2022-23 campaign remains to be seen, though, as he has reportedly made a decision on the 2022 NBA Draft.

Per On3 Sports, James has entered his name into the draft pool, but won’t sign with an agent, giving him the option to return to school next season:

James appeared in 32 games for the Vols this past season, starting 30 of them. He averaged 10.3 points, 6 rebounds, 1.7 assists, 1.4 steals and 1.1 blocks per game.

His versatility and defense will make him intriguing as an NBA prospect. We’ll see what he ultimately decides to do.

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Tennessee online sports betting officially launched on November 1, 2020, and many of the largest sportsbooks are live and operating in the volunteer state. Tennessee is only one of a handful of SEC football states with legalized sports betting.