Virginia point guard Reece Beekman will declare for the 2023 NBA Draft but maintain his collegiate eligibility.
The Atlantic Coast Conference Defensive Player of the Year announced his decision on Thursday, confirming he will test the draft waters without hiring an agent.
Beekman is hoping for an invitation to the May 16-18 NBA Combine in Chicago. He has until May 31 to withdraw from the draft.
The 6-foot-3 Beekman averaged 9.5 points, 5.3 assists, 3.0 rebounds and 1.8 steals in 32 starts for the Cavaliers in 2022-23. He shot 35.1 percent from 3-point distance.
His totals from three seasons in Charlottesville include 709 points, 424 assists, 304 rebounds and 160 steals in 92 games (87 starts).
--Field Level Media