Tyus Battle leaving Syracuse basketball team for NBA draft
Syracuse.com - Fri 22 Mar 20:37 GMT

Battle played his final game for the Orange on Thursday in the NCAA Tournament.

Tyus Battle leaving Syracuse basketball team for NBA draft

  Salt Lake City -- Tyus Battle will leave Syracuse and enter the NBA draft, a source close to the junior said Friday.

  Battle led Syracuse in scoring in each of the last two seasons.

  With his decision to leave, Battle ends his career at No. 16 on Syracuse’s all-time scoring list with 1,647 points.

  In what would become his last game with the Orange, Battle scored 16 points in Syracuse’s 78-69 loss to Baylor in the first round of the NCAA Tournament on Thursday night in Salt Lake City.

  He’s the No. 55 pick in a mock draft by The Athletic and undrafted in the NBADraft.net mock draft If Tyus Battle’s career at Syracuse is over, this is how he fought on his final night Battle tried, but failed, to carry the short-handed Orange to one more win on a big stage.