Joe Santoro
For the Nevada Appeal

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April 9, 2013
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Wolf Pack’s Burton to return for senior year

Nevada Wolf Pack men’s basketball coach David Carter let out a sigh of relief Monday afternoon when he learned starting point guard Deonte Burton will return for his senior season. “Couldn’t you hear my heart beating in the microphone?” joked Carter, moments after Burton announced he was pulling his name from consideration for the NBA Draft. Burton said he put off his dream of playing in the NBA for a year after being informed by the league that there was a good chance he would not be selected in the two-round draft June 27. Underclassmen have until April 28 to …

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The Nevada Appeal Updated Apr 9, 2013 10:32AM Published Apr 10, 2013 02:44AM Copyright 2013 The Nevada Appeal. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.