Kerem Kanter said he will keep his name in for the NBA draft. but he will not hire an agent.
"My priority is still to go to the NBA," the 6-foot-10 Kanter said.
He would be eligible to play immediately at Xavier if he withdraws from NBA draft consideration by May 24.
Kanter was one of the most sought-after transfer big men on the market the past couple weeks, with Kansas, Michigan State, Pittsburgh, Kansas State and others reaching out. He averaged 11.3 points and 6.3 rebounds this past season despite playing just 19.1 minutes per game.