Bob Holt is a reporter for the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette. A graduate of the University of Missouri, he is a member of the Football Writers Association of America, and a voter for the Heisman Trophy and AP Top 25 basketball poll. Holt has been awarded Arkansas Sportswriter of the Year three times.
Osabuohien transferring to West Virginia
Arkansas Razorbacks forward Gabe Osabuohien (22) carries the ball during a basketball game, Saturday, February 16, 2019 at Bud Walton Arena in Fayetteville.
FAYETTEVILLE — Gabe Osabuohien announced Monday on his Twitter account he is transferring to West Virginia - less than one week after he was dismissed from the Arkansas basketball team by Razorbacks coach Eric Musselman.
Musselman said Osabuohien, a 6-8 forward who played at Southwest Christian Academy in Little Rock, was dismissed for breaking unspecified team rules.
Osabuohien, who is from Toronto, will have to redshirt this season at West Virginia in accordance with NCAA transfer rules, then he’ll have two seasons of eligibility remaining.
In two seasons at Arkansas, he played in 54 games, including eight starts, and averaged 2.4 points and 2.5 rebounds.
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