Williams to Transfer

Memphis, TN - Ex-Duke basketball player Elliot Williams says he'll transfer to the University of Memphis.

Williams, a rising sophomore guard, was granted his release Wednesday from Duke because his mom is sick.

Bet Men’s College Basketball

He told The Commercial-Appeal on Saturday that he's planning to transfer to Memphis, in his hometown, because being closer to his family is the most important thing. It was one of the four schools he'd been considering, along with Vanderbilt, Kentucky and Tennessee.
He's declined to be more specific about his mother's illness.
He says he's seeking a waiver of the NCAA rule forcing student-athletes to sit out a year after transferring.

Bet Men’s College Basketball

Posted: 6/28/09 8:10PM ET

 

NCAAB Top Stories

Thumbnail Trimble returning to Maryland The Maryland Terrapins got some good news last week as Melo Trimble announced he will be returning to the team for his junior...
Thumbnail Texas to contend in 2016-17? Now with a year at Texas under his belt, can Shaka Smart expect bigger things from the Longhorns in 2016-17?
Thumbnail 2017 NCAA Championship Odds Following Villanova’s big win in the 2016 NCAA Tournament, who has emerged as the favorite to win the 2017 NCAA Tournament?
Thumbnail Will Huskies reach hallowed ground vs.Orange?   As the old saying goes, three things are certain in life: death, taxes and UConn in an NCAA tournament setting.
Thumbnail Nova vs. UNC Player Prop Odds & Picks Here’s a look at some of the player prop odds ahead of tonight’s national championship matchup between North Carolina and Villanova at 9:19PM ET.
More inNCAAB Articles  

NCAAB Headlines

More inNCAAB News  

NCAAB Team Pages