With the deadline for players to enter their names into the NBA Draft nearing, Siena point guard Jalen Pickett made it known he would be testing the professional waters. After a breakout freshman season with the Saints, there was early speculation about whether Pickett would be a candidate to transfer to a bigger conference and bigger program. Whether or not fans saw the NBA coming following only one season is another story.

As a freshman, Pickett averaged 16 points, 7 assists and 5 rebounds while leading Siena to a second place regular season finish in the MAAC. In January, Sports Illustrated's Jeremy Woo had Pickett on his list of "Five Mid-Major NBA Draft Prospects to Watch."

Here are the key dates in this process for Pickett:

Deadline to enter into the NBA Draft - April 21 (11:59pm ET)

NBA Draft Combine in Chicago - May 14-19

Deadline to withdraw from the NBA Draft - June 10 (5pm ET)