Hokies' guard Nickeil Alexander-Walker enters 2019 NBA draft

BLACKSBURG, Va. (WDBJ) -- Virginia Tech guard Nickeil Alexander-Walker confirmed on Twitter Sunday what many people have predicted for quite some time.

The Toronto native declared he is entering the 2019 NBA draft. As a sophomore, Walker led the Hokies in baskets, minutes, steals and assists this year.

He is projected to go in June as a first round pick.