One-time Big East Rookie of the Year, Scottie Reynolds will return to Villanova next season, CSNPhilly.com reported. Reynolds, a 6-foot-2-inch point guard, decided to pull his name out of the NBA Draft to finish up his college career and possibly play for a National Championship.
“The best decision for me is to return to Villanova for my senior year, Reynolds said.
“I'm blessed to be in the situation I am in. I'm happy to be back at Villanova,” he added.
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Reynolds worked out with seven different NBA teams, but because he didn’t hire an agent he was able to withdraw from the draft, ESPN reported.
“Scottie took a very mature and intelligent approach to this process. He prepared himself thoroughly for each workout and absorbed everything he could from them. This was a tremendous learning experience for him and now he is focused on becoming a great senior leader in our program. He has great respect for the tradition here and I know he’ll embrace this role,” Villanova head coach Jay Wright said according to CSNPhilly.com
Reynolds has scored 1,620 points in his first three seasons for the Wildcats.