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Breaking: Andre Dawkins to return next season, wear No. 34

Andre Dawkins, who spent the 2012-13 season redshirting, announced via twitter that he will return to Cameron Indoor Stadium next season to play out his remaining college eligibility.

Dawkins took time away from the team this season for personal reasons. He is now ready to move forward with his basketball career.

Though 'Dre will be back on the floor next season, he will not be wearing his familiar No. 20. Instead, Dawkins will be donning Ryan Kelly's 34.

Dawkins will join a talented group of wings playing for the Blue Devils next season, including returnee Rasheed Sulaimon, Mississippi State transfer Rodney Hood, and top recruit Jabari Parker.

Known for being a lethal 3-point shooter, Dawkins noted he'll be a different player than he was in the past.

He will be one of four seniors on the 2013-14 roster, joining Josh Hairston, Tyler Thornton, and Todd Zafirovski.


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