Dayton’s Toumani Camara is withdrawing from the NBA Draft

The Flyers will return all five starters from last year’s team

Photo of Toumani Camara. Photo courtesy of Rick Roshto

DAYTON — University of Dayton forward Toumani Camara has announced that he is withdrawing his name from this year’s NBA Draft and will be back at UD next season.

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Camara’s name was among a list of early NBA Draft early entries announced on April 27th. He had until June 1st to withdraw his name to maintain his college eligibility.

Camara started in 34 of Dayton’s 35 games this season and averaged 10.9 points per game and was the team’s leading rebounder with 6.9 boards per game. He was a third-team, all Atlantic 10 conference selection in his first season transferring from the University of Georgia.

The Dayton Flyers went 24-11 this past season, finished tied for the second place in the Atlantic 10 and lost in the Second Round of the 2022 NIT.