College of Michigan sophomore ahead Franz Wagner — the ninth-rated draft prospect in ESPN’s High 100 — advised ESPN he’s coming into the 2021 NBA draft.
Wagner, who plans to rent an agent, was the highest-rated participant on ESPN’s board nonetheless unannounced for the July draft.
The 6-foot-9 Wagner led the Wolverines to an Elite Eight look and a No. 1 seed within the NCAA event. Wagner, 19, averaged 12.5 factors, 6.5 rebounds and three.0 assists on 47% capturing for Michigan. Wagner is taken into account among the finest defenders within the draft.
A local of Germany, Wagner is the youthful brother of one other former Michigan first-round decide, the Orlando Magic’s Moe Wagner.