Miami Hurricanes Lonnie Walker yet to make a decision on future

DALLAS, TX - MARCH 15: Lonnie Walker IV
DALLAS, TX - MARCH 15: Lonnie Walker IV /
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Miami Hurricanes Freshman guard Lonnie Walker has yet to make a decision on his future. Walker discussed his future with reporters after Miami’s loss to Loyola in Thursday’s first round.

He also sent a Tweet out on his account saying he hasn’t declared for anything yet and is still a student at Miami. Walker’s Freshman season with the Miami Hurricanes took a while to get going.

He suffered an injury to his MCL over the summer. He was barely ready to go by the time the Miami Hurricanes started practice. After scoring ten points in his collegiate debut against Gardner WebbWalker went five straight games without reaching double digits.

Walker then had one of his best stretches of the season over the next three games. He had three straight games in double figures. Walker averaged 17.1 points per game, shot 52.8 percent from the floor and 50 percent on threes. That included a career-high 26 points in a Miami Hurricanes win over Boston University.

Walker now has a decision to make. He is likely going to be picked at the end of the lottery in the NBA Draft. The consensus is around 13. Sports Illustrated has Walker going 14th to the Jazz. The likelihood is he is gone, but for now, he has not made a decision.

Walker struggled with consistency until late January. Canes Warning examined Walker’s season following the loss to Loyola on Thursday.

"“Walker didn’t gain his stride until Miami was four games into the ACC Schedule and 16 games into the season. Through the first 15 games of the season, Walker was averaging 8.1 PPG. He only scored in double figures three times."