Duke graduate transfer Sean Obi chooses Maryland


Duke forward Sean Obi will use his final year of eligibility at Maryland. The graduate transfer had considered Georgia Tech among his possible landing spots. Maryland made the announcement Thursday.

Obi, a 6-foot-9, 255-pound forward, could have provided experience and rebounding force for the Yellow Jackets in the frontcourt either alongside or behind center Ben Lammers.

Tech continues to look for possibilities for its four open scholarship spots for the 2017 signing class. Coach Josh Pastner and his staff was to receive South Forsyth High forward Evan Cole on an unofficial visit Thursday. Cole had been signed with UNC-Wilmington, but received his release after coach Kevin Keatts left the school for N.C. State.

Georgia Tech interested in South Forsyth forward Evan Cole

Georgia Tech coach Josh Pastner using little-known NCAA rule in recruiting



Reader Comments ...


Next Up in Sports

Hawks agree to two-year deal with Cook
Hawks agree to two-year deal with Cook

The Hawks have agreed to terms with Quinn Cook to a two-year partially guaranteed contract and the guard will come to training camp next month, according to a person familiar with the situation. The Hawks are familiar with Cook, who played exceptionally well against them in the Las Vegas Summer League last month. Cook played for the Pelicans&rsquo...
Iowa position preview: Secondary depth chart projections for season opener

Iowa football is back. The Hawkeyes are in camp, and the season is approaching. Land of 10 is here to keep you informed and get you prepared for the season. In August, we are breaking down position groups. Here are the defensive backs.   IOWA CITY, Iowa — Land of 10 will project Iowa’s depth chart for each position group...
Nebraska football: NFL draft scout understands the hype, believes QB Tanner Lee ‘has the tools’

Tanner Lee has yet to take a snap as Nebraska football’s starting quarterback. That doesn’t mean he’s not drawing the attention of many NFL scouts already though. Matt Miller, the NFL draft lead writer for  Bleacher Report and host of the  Stick to Football podcast, understands...
Former Florida DE Dante Fowler charged with three misdemeanors stemming from July arrest

After a July arrest, former Florida and current Jacksonville Jaguars defensive end Dante Fowler has been charged with three misdemeanors, including first-degree battery, NFL.com reported on Monday. Per court records obtained by NFL.com, Fowler was charged on Aug. 10 with battery, criminal mischief and petit theft. The ...
South Carolina recruiting: Ranking the top 2018 in-state prospects

In this South Carolina recruiting look, SEC Country takes its first look at the top 20 prospects from the state’s Class of 2018. They’re also the favorite for the top overall prospect in the class. How does this SEC Country list stack up against the rankings by the  247Sports composite and ...
More Stories