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Alabama star Mark Sears withdraws from the NBA Draft and returns for final season after Final Four run

After leading them to their first-ever Final Four, Mark Sears returns to Tuscaloosa.

Sears withdrew from the NBA draft before the deadline on Wednesday and will return to Alabama for his final season of eligibility.

“I got good feedback from the NBA,” Sears said. “But I can still improve in a few areas. I want to show next season that I can be a dog on defense, continue to bring vocal leadership and work on my body and get in better shape. NIL has changed basketball and NBA teams told For me, that age doesn’t factor into today’s game, so I felt comfortable coming back to try to bring home a national championship to Alabama.”

Sears shined with Alabama last season as he led the Crimson Tide to their best run in program history. Last season he averaged 21.5 points, 4.2 rebounds and four assists. He shot almost 51% from the field and also almost 44% from behind the arc. Sears laundry.

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for the first time in school history earlier this spring. They then fell to UConn, who won a second straight title in the first round in Phoenix.

Mark Sears and Alabama reached the Final Four for the first time in program history earlier this spring

Mark Sears and Alabama reached the Final Four for the first time in program history earlier this spring. (Ben Solomon/NCAA Photos via Getty Images)

Sears is one of the key Crimson Tide players returning next season. – returns for another year, and Latrell Wrightsell Jr. will join them. Head coach Nate Oats has already brought in several key transfer players, including Rutgers center Cliff Omoruyi, Auburn point guard Aden Holloway and South Florida guard Chris Youngblood, among others. Five-star Rivals.com is recruiting Aiden Sherrell and Derrion Reid will also join the Oats roster.

The team will not only be a favorite in the SEC next fall, but also a top-10 team nationally.

“I’m really excited about the team we have,” Sears said. “I’ll have to do my best to lead these guys in the right direction. I am confident that we can win the national championship.”

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