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Purdue’s Caleb Swanigan Will Enter Draft; Will Not Hire an Agent

Purdue sophomore and Naismith Trophy finalist Caleb Swanigan will declare for the NBA Draft but will not hire an agent, according to the schools Twitter.

Swanigan was named as a first-team Associated Press All-American selection, capping off a season in which he was named a first-team honoree by every organization.

As a consensus All-American, Swanigan becomes the first Boilermaker since JaJuan Johnson did it in the 2010-11 season.

In addition to the Naimsith Trophy, Swanigan was also named a finalist for Wooden Award, the Big O Award (Oscar Robertson Player of the Year Award), the Malone Award (nation’s top power forward) and the Pete Newell Big Man of the Year Award.

For the season Swanigan averaged 18.5 points, 12.5 rebounds, 3.1 assists and 0.8 blocks in 32.5 minutes per.

He led the country in double-doubles with 28 and was second in rebounds per trailing only Seton Hall’s Angel Delgado.

Swanigan is projected as the 28th overall pick in the 2017 Draft by DraftExpress.