Lawrence leaving Cincinnati

2013-cincinnati-cronin01-360

CINCINNATI, OH (TheSpread) – The Cincinnati Bearcats lost a role player from their 2014-15 roster, as sophomore Jermaine Lawrence is transferring from the school.

View 2015 Final Four Odds

On Tuesday, Lawrence issued a statement that his father is ill and we would like to go to a school that is closer to his home in the New York/New Jersey area.

Lawrence didn’t have great stats last season, averaging just 2.8 points and 2.9 rebounds per game, but was expected to have a bigger role next season and eventually grow into an important part of the Bearcats. Cincinnati is coming off a 27-7 season where it went 15-3 in the American Athletic Conference, earning a share of the regular season title. The Bearcats lost in the opening round of the NCAA Tournament to Harvard.

According to oddsmakers at Bovada.lv, Cincinnati has 100/1 odds to win the NCAA Tournament in 2015. Oddsmakers see Kentucky as the favorite to win it all next season, with 5/1 odds. Duke is the next favorite at 10/1.

Bet on 2015 Final Four Odds

Want More From TheSpread.com? Follow us on Twitter and Facebook or Subscribe to Our News Feeds!

NCAAB Top Stories

Thumbnail Indiana vs. Iowa Prediction Will Indiana pull off a small road upset tonight when it visits Iowa at 9:00PM ET?
Thumbnail Ole Miss vs. Mississippi State Pick Is Mississippi State a good bet to beat Ole Miss tonight at 9:00PM ET?
Thumbnail Kentucky vs. Missouri Prediction Will Kentucky cover as a massive road favorite tonight when it visits Missouri at 9:00PM ET?
Thumbnail N.C. State vs. Georgia Tech Prediction ACC foes clash tonight at 8:00PM ET when Georgia Tech hosts N.C. State. Are the Wolfpack a good bet to cover as the dog?
Thumbnail Northwestern vs. Illinois Prediction Will Illinois pull off the small upset tonight when the Fighting Illini host fellow Big Ten rival Northwestern at 8:00PM ET?

NCAAB Headlines

NCAAB Team Pages