Ohio point guard Jason Preston declares for 2021 NBA Draft

Ohio Bobcats guard Jason Preston (0) looks for a shot guarded by Virginia Cavaliers guard Reece Beekman (2) during the first round of the 2021 NCAA Tournament on Saturday, March 20, 2021, at Simon Skjodt Assembly Hall in Bloomington, Ind. Mandatory Credit: Rich Janzaruk/IndyStar via USA TODAY Sports

Ohio point guard Jason Preston declared for the 2021 NBA Draft on Monday.

The 6-foot-4 junior told The Athletic he is leaving open the possibility of returning to the Bobcats.

Preston averaged 15.7 points, 7.3 rebounds and 7.3 assists in 20 games last season while leading Ohio to the NCAA Tournament for the first time since the 2011-12 season.

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He tallied 11 points, 13 rebounds and eight assists in a 72-68 first-round upset against Virginia on March 20.

In three seasons at Ohio, Preston has averaged 12.6 points, 5.9 assists, 5.6 rebounds and 1.2 steals in 82 games (73 starts).

–Field Level Media