It's unclear whether the 6-foot-10, 250-pounder will hire an agent, which would remove the remainder of his NCAA eligibility. Perry tested the draft waters last year but decided to return to Starkville for his sophomore season.
The 20-year-old is projected as a late first-rounder or second-round pick. He averaged 17.4 points, 10.1 rebounds, and 1.2 blocks in 31 games this past season. He also showed improvement as an outside shooter, hitting 32% of just over two 3-point attempts per contest.