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L 59-78
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W 60-56
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Syracuse guard Tyus Battle withdraws name from NBA draft

SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) Syracuse guard Tyus Battle has decided to withdraw from the NBA draft and return to school for his junior year.

Battle says in a statement on the university website that he feels it's in his best interest "to focus on improving some fine points" in his game and work toward his degree.

Battle says he plans to re-enter the draft next year and calls his decision to return an easy one.

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Leaders
Points: T. Battle19.2
Rebounds: O. Brissett8.8
Assists: F. Howard4.7
FG%: T. Battle39.9%
FT%: T. Battle83.9%
3P%: F. Howard32.7%
Steals: F. Howard1.8
Blocks: P. Chukwu2.5
AP Rankings
Rank School Rec
1 Virginia31-3
2 Villanova36-4
3 Xavier29-6
4 Kansas31-8
5 Michigan State30-5
6 Cincinnati31-5
7 Michigan33-8
8 Gonzaga32-5
9 Duke29-8
10 North Carolina26-11
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Coaches Rankings
Rank School Rec
1 Villanova36-4
2 Michigan33-8
3 Kansas31-8
4 Duke29-8
5 Virginia31-3
6 Texas Tech27-10
7 Loyola Chicago32-6
8 Xavier29-6
9 Purdue30-7
10 Gonzaga32-5
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Atlantic Coast Standings
 ConferenceOverall
  W-L W-L
1 Virginia 17-1 31-3
9 Duke 13-5 29-8
20 Clemson 11-7 25-10
10 North Carolina 11-7 26-11
22 Miami (FL) 11-7 22-10
North Carolina State 11-7 21-12
Virginia Tech 10-8 21-12
Florida State 9-9 23-12
Louisville 9-9 22-14
Syracuse 8-10 23-14
Notre Dame 8-10 21-15
Boston College 7-11 19-16
Georgia Tech 6-12 13-19
Wake Forest 4-14 11-20
Pittsburgh 0-18 8-24
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Offense (Rank)
Points: 66.6 (318)
Rebounds: 11.9 (56)
Assists: 10.7 (338)
FG%: 41.7% (318)
FT%: 73.6% (91)
3P%: 31.8% (329)
Defense (Rank)
Points: 63.8 (10)
Rebounds: 25.2 (180)
Assists: 16.0 (330)
FG%: 39.1% (5)
FT%: 73.1% (283)
3P%: 31.8% (23)
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