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Marcus Morris, Markieff Morris Declare For NBA Draft

Marcus Morris and Markieff Morris, the Kansas Jayhawk twins, have declared for the NBA Draft, according to the KC Star.

Draft website, NBADraft.net lists the twins as the 12th and 13th picks in the draft, with Marcus heading to Utah and Markieff to Phoenix. They are expected to be the first set of twins drafted in the first round of same NBA draft since Stanford's Lopez twins went in the 10th and 15th overall in 2008.

For the season, the twins led KU in scoring and rebounding, with Marcus averaging 17.2 points and 7.6 rebounds per game. Brother Markieff averaged 13.6 ppg and 8.3 rpg.

The twins sent similar tweets out announcing their intentions.  Marcus tweeted "Thanks for all the support that the jayhawk nation has giving me and Keef.. We will always love the fans and will be Jayhawks forever..F.O.E"

While Markieff's read "Thanks for the support from the greatest fans in the world this has been the best three years of our lives can't thank you guys enough."

Marcus was the Big 12 Player of the Year this season, and a second team All American. Markieff was second team All  Big 12.

The juniors out of the Philadelphia area will be represented by Rival Sports Group and agent Tony Dutt.