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Syracuse's Carter-Williams entering NBA draft

Syracuse sophomore point guard Michael Carter-Williams has decided to enter the NBA draft. 

Coach Jim Boeheim made the announcement Wednesday. 

Carter-Williams started all 40 games for the Orange this season. He finished fifth nationally in assist average (7.3) and fourth in steals (2.78) among Division I players, and also averaged 11.9 points and a team-best 35.2 minutes. 

Syracuse ended the season in the NCAA tournament semifinals, losing 61-56 to Michigan. 

Syracuse finished 30-10.

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