By this time next season, Duke freshman Austin Rivers will be in the same league as his father, Celtics coach Doc Rivers.
The 6-foot-3 guard will enter the 2012 NBA draft and sign with an agent, CBS Sports reported Friday.
Rivers earned ACC Rookie of the Year honors after leading Duke to a second-place finish in the Atlantic Coast Conference, averaging 15.5 points, 3.4 rebounds and 2.1 assists per game along the way. He also hit a game-winning, buzzer-beating 3-pointer at then-No. 5 UNC on Feb. 8.
Duke earned the No. 2 seed in the NCAA tournament's South region after going 27-6 (13-3 in the ACC), but was knocked out in the second round by 15th-seeded Lehigh. Rivers finished with 19 points on 5-of-14 shooting in the loss.
To see his dramatic game-winner against the Tar Heels, check out the video below.
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