Young spoke about his decision with ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski in an interview.
“I’ve been preparing most of my life to join the NBA, and that time has come for me now,”Young said, via Wojnarowski.
Young, 19, led the nation with 27.4 PPG in the 2017-2018 season and was selected to the All-American First Team.
Young also paced with 8.7 APG, and tallied 3.9 RPG with 1.7 SPG.
Young is a likely lottery pick in the NBA draft.