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Arkansas power forward Bobby Portis hopes his breakout sophomore season will take him to the next level.

Portis announced on Twitter Tuesday that he will forego his final two years of college and declare for the NBA Draft.

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returning for Shockers

Portis, 6-11, 240, was the SEC player of the year averaging 17.5 points and 8.9 rebounds a game for the Razorbacks, who reached the NCAA Tournament Round of 32 before losing to North Carolina. 

He's projected to be drafted in the middle of the first round with lottery potential.

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