NBA Draft 2011: Kentucky's DeAndre Liggins Staying in Draft

Drew LaskeyCorrespondent IMay 8, 2011

Liggins will forgo his senior season at UK
Liggins will forgo his senior season at UKNick Laham/Getty Images

According to, Kentucky junior DeAndre Liggins will remain in the NBA draft.

Liggins and fellow teammate Brandon Knight are two of the three Kentucky players who declared for the draft and decided to remain eligible.  Terrence Jones pulled his name out of the draft yesterday and will return to Kentucky for his sophomore season. has Liggins projected as the No. 53 pick in second round. does not list Liggins in either round.