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Ohio State's Jared Sullinger Declares For The NBA Draft

Ohio State Buckeyes sophomore forward Jared Sullinger declared for the NBA Draft on Wednesday afternoon at a press conference.

Sullinger was named to the AP All-American First Team for the second consecutive season. He averaged 17.6 points and 9.1 rebounds per game this season.

According to Draft Express, Sullinger is projected to be the sixth pick in the 2012 NBA Draft. Sullinger led the Buckeyes to the Final Four for only the second time in the program's history.

For video of the press conference, make the jump.

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