Stanford's Dwight Powell, left, heads to the basket as Kansas' Perry Ellis defends during the second half of a third-round game of the NCAA college basketball tournament Sunday, March 23, 2014, in St. Louis. Stanford won 60-57. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson) (The Associated Press)
Stanford forward Dwight Powell drives to the basket against Kansas forward Perry Ellis in second half action during a Third Round NCAA Tournament game between Kansas and Stanford on Sunday, March 23, 2014, at the Scottrade Center in St. Louis. (AP Photo/St. Louis Post-Dispatch, Chris Lee) (The Associated Press)
Stanford's Josh Huestis (24) and Dwight Powell (33) celebrate as Kansas' Conner Frankamp, right, heads toward the sideline at the end of a third-round game of the NCAA college basketball tournament Sunday, March 23, 2014, in St. Louis. Stanford won 60-57. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson) (The Associated Press)
ST. LOUIS – After falling short in the NCAA tournament, a trio of Kansas players now faces the stay-or-go decision on the NBA that has been looming all season.
Andrew Wiggins is almost certain to leave for the pros. He's projected as a lottery pick, perhaps first overall, even after a poor showing Sunday in a 60-57 loss to Stanford in the third round of the NCAA tournament.
Seven-footer Joel Embiid is also a projected lottery pick. A back injury combined with soaring stock could leave Embiid and his handlers with no choice but to declare for the draft.
Shooting guard Wayne Selden could also declare for the draft, though he's the most likely to return.
If any of them come back, Kansas could be well-positioned for another March run next year.