Jan 18, 2014; Stanford, CA, USA; Washington Huskies guard Nigel Williams-Goss (5) drives the basket during the second half against the Stanford Cardinal at Maples Pavilion. Stanford won 79-67. Mandatory Credit: Bob Stanton-USA TODAY Sports

Washington guard Nigel Williams-Goss will return for sophomore year

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One of the more inexplicable “will he or won’t he?” sagas with the regard to the 2014 NBA Draft has been going on surrounding Washington Huskies point guard Nigel Williams-Goss in recent days. However, it appears as if he has decided to return to school for a second season under Lorenzo Romar.

As indicated by ESPN’s Jeff Goodman, this is correct decision from Williams-Goss. At 6-foot-3, he has great size for a point guard (if he can prove that he’s able to play the position), but aside from that, there isn’t a ton in the way of appeal from an NBA perspective at this stage. For reference, ESPN lists Williams-Goss as the 178th player overall (not a misprint) and the 42nd point guard available to be drafted, and sites like Draft Express and NBADraft.net follow suit by basically listing him as a player who isn’t draftable.

With some more seasoning in college (where he averaged 13.4 points, 4.4 rebounds and 4.4 assists as a freshman), Williams-Goss could turn into a legitimate prospect, but he’s not there yet, and I’m glad someone got in his ear and revealed that tidbit of information.

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