Kansas big man Udeh becomes eighth Jayhawk to enter transfer portal
LAWRENCE, Kan. (WIBW) - Kansas Jayhawks’ freshman center Ernest Udeh Jr. has confirmed the reports via Twitter that he will enter the transfer portal.
I’m in God’s Hands ❤️🙏🏾 https://t.co/Lw2yw5Y2GB— Ernest Udeh Jr. (@ernestudehjr) May 11, 2023
The 6′11″ big man, known for his energy and athleticism, led the team in FG% in the 2022-23 season, shooting 76%. He averaged 2.6 points/game and 1.8 rebounds/game in 30 games played, all coming off of the bench.
Udeh becomes the eighth Jayhawk from the 2022-23 season to transfer. Below are the seven other Jayhawks transferring and where they plan to attend, as of May 11:
- F Cam Martin (Boise State)
- F Zach Clemence (UC Santa Barbara)
- G Bobby Pettiford Jr. (East Carolina)
- G Joseph Yesufu (Washington State)
- G MJ Rice (North Carolina State)
- G Kyle Cuffe Jr. (Undeclared)
- F Zuby Ejiofor (Undeclared)
Kansas also loses Gradey Dick and Jalen Wilson to the NBA Draft. Kevin McCullar Jr. also received an invite to the NBA Draft Combine, but has not declared his future plans.
According to 247 Sports, the Jayhawks, as of May 11, have seven newcomers for the 2023-24 season (four freshmen & three transfers), including the addition of former Michigan All-American center Hunter Dickinson.
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