ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) -Laval Lucas-Perry, who left Arizona after one semester, is headed to Michigan, giving coach John Beilein a player who should help the Wolverines rebuild.
``Laval called Coach Beilein today and told him he's transferring to Michigan,'' Laval Perry, the player's father, said Wednesday. ``He considered Michigan and Wake Forest strongly and in the end, he felt like Michigan was the best fit.''
Perry said his son will enroll at Michigan next month, making him eligible to play in January 2009. He is expected to attend Saturday's game at Crisler Arena against No. 8 UCLA, but will be relegated to watching from the stands.
The 6-foot-3 guard left Arizona earlier this month after averaging 4.0 points, 1.6 rebounds and nearly an assist in 9.8 minutes over five games.
At Flint Powers Catholic High School, Lucas-Perry averaged 26 points, seven rebounds and six assists as a senior.
Michigan also lost a player Wednesday, when Beilein announced swingman K'Len Morris was leaving the program for personal reasons.
Morris played in all 11 games as a reserve this season, averaging 2.2 points and 1.1 rebounds. He missed 28 games last season as a freshman because of a left shoulder injury.
Sophomore Kendric Price left the program two months ago, but remained enrolled on scholarship.
Morris and Price were recruited by Tommy Amaker, who was fired after last season and was replaced by Beilein.

NCAAB Headlines

NCAAB Top Stories

Thumbnail TCU vs. Central Florida Prediction Which No. 4 seed will reach the NIT Tournament finals tonight when Central Florida faces TCU in the semifinals at...
Thumbnail Bakersfield vs. Georgia Tech Pick In an improbable NIT Tournament semifinal, eighth-seeded CSU Bakersfield will face off with No. 6 Georgia Tech tonight at 7PM ET. Which team will come away with a win...
Thumbnail Final Four Odds The NCAA Tournament is down to its Final Four. Here is an updated look at the odds to win this year’s national championship.
Thumbnail Kentucky vs. UNC Total Pick Will the South Regional Finalbetween North Carolinaand Kentuckybe another high-scoring game? Here’s our take on the total.
Thumbnail Kentucky vs. North Carolina Prediction The final ticket to the Final Four will be punched today at 5:05PM ET when No. 1 North Carolina takes on No. 2 Kentucky in the...

NCAAB Team Pages