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Patterson going to NBA or not?

A confusing situation regarding Patrick Patterson and whether or not hes made a decision to enter the NBA draft.
Last night UK put out a release saying Patterson and four UK freshman will enter their names in this year's NBA draft.
Patterson's mother Tywanna told the Courier-Journal her son has not yet decided whether to enter the draft or not.
UK Spokesman DeWayne Peevy saying this morning the UK release stands and nothing has changed. Peevy said the release says "will" enter the draft. But he said none fo the players have filed any papers with the league and could change their minds.
Patterson put his name in for last year's draft and then withdrew so he does not have the option to enter and withdraw again.
Tywanna Paterson said her son will have a news conference to announce his decision when he decides.
Peevy said he expects patterson to enter the draft.
The deadline to enter the draft is April 25th.


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