Duke backup forward Sean Obi to transfer after graduating
DURHAM, N.C. (AP) — Duke says backup forward Sean Obi is transferring after the semester ends.
Coach Mike Krzyzewski announced the move Tuesday, calling it “an anticipated decision.”
Obi is on track to graduate and will be immediately eligible at his new school.
He didn’t play in any games this season, with all 10 of his appearances with Duke coming in 2015-16. He averaged 2.7 minutes that season.
He’s transferring for the second time in his injury-plagued career. While at Rice in 2013-14, he led Conference USA in rebounding before transferring to Duke and redshirting during its national title season in 2015.
Obi is the third player leaving the program early in the past week. Jayson Tatum entered the NBA draft and Chase Jeter announced plans to transfer.
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