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Sources: Ja Morant to declare for NBA draft

Murray State sophomore guard Ja Morant will declare for the 2019 NBA draft at a news conference Wednesday, sources confirmed to ESPN.

Morant, whose electric performance powered the Racers' first-round win over Marquette in the NCAA tournament, on Tuesday became the first Murray State player to be named a first-team Associated Press All-American.

The 6-foot-3, 170-pound point guard is the No. 2 prospect in ESPN's draft ratings. He averaged 24.5 points, 10 assists -- tops in the nation -- and 5.7 rebounds per game.

Morant is scheduled to make his announcement at 7 p.