Some St. Louis University Billikens & Missouri Tigers are planning on entering the NBA draft pool this year with an option to return to their colleges next season. 


Three Missouri Tigers including Jeremiah Tilmon along with SLU's Hasahn French & Jordan Goodwin are entering their names into the 2020 NBA draft pool.  All of those players were juniors were juniors this year.  Underclassmen who declare for the draft can attend private workouts with NBA teams and be a part of the NBA draft combine in Chicago (May 21-24).  All of the underclassmen will retain their college eligibility - allowing them to return for the 2020-21 season if they chose not to turn pro.  


Besides Tilmon, the other Mizzou Tigers going into the draft pool are Mitchell Smith & Xavier Pinson.  Tilmon played with the East St. Louis Flyers before moving on to the University of Missouri.


> French & Goodwin both averaged double-doubles for St. Louis U. this season.

Goodwin - 15.5 ppg, 10.5 rpg & French - 12.5 ppg, 10.5 rpg.


> Goodwin (SLU) is a Belleville Althoff Crusaders while Tilmon (MO) played for the East St. Louis Flyers.