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Xeyrius Williams    F    Akron    
Williams (back) announced Monday that he is transferring to Akron.

Fantasy Analysis

Williams was first granted his release from Dayton back in March after he appeared in 18 games as a junior and playing nearly 19 minutes per game. It's still unclear at this time whether or not Williams graduated from Dayton, but if he did not, he will have to sit out one season before playing his final year of eligibility with Akron.
Jeremiah Bell    G       
Bell will transfer from Wisconsin-Milwaukee, Todd Rosiak of The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel reports.

Fantasy Analysis

Bell had a breakout 2017-18 season, averaging a team-high 14.1 points per game while shooting an impressive 38.3 percent from behind the arc. With two years of eligibility remaining, Bell will certainly get some offers from major conference programs, but he will have to sit out one season due to NCAA transfer rules.
Bryce Nze    F       
Nze will transfer from Wisconsin-Milwaukee, Todd Rosiak of The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel reports.

Fantasy Analysis

Nze saw a big increase in minutes in his sophomore season and averaged an impressive 10.3 points and 8.5 rebounds per game as a result. Nze's exact reasoning for leaving UWM is unclear at this time, but joins fellow Panthers Brock Stull and Jeremiah Bell in his decision. Assuming Nze isn't a graduate transfer, he'll have to sit out one season before playing out his final two years of eligibility.
Brock Stull    G       
Stull will transfer from Wisconsin-Milwaukee, Todd Rosiak of The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel reports.

Fantasy Analysis

Stull is one of three UWM players to leave the program, with Bryce Nze and Jeremiah Bell joining him. Stull is coming off back-to-back solid campaigns where he averaged over 13 points per game and shot 39 percent from behind the arc. It's unclear whether or not Stull will be a graduate transfer or not, but if he is, he'll immediately be eligible to play out his final year next season.
Abdul Lewis    F    NJIT    
Lewis will enter the 2018 NBA Draft without an agent, Jeff Goodman of ESPN.com reports.

Fantasy Analysis

Lewis is coming off a career-best season at NJIT, averaging 12.1 points and 8.8 rebounds per game while shooting 40 percent from behind the arc. Lewis is expected to return to NJIT for his senior season after going through the pre-draft process and receiving professional feedback.
Luke Maye    F    North Carolina    
Maye will enter the 2018 NBA Draft but will not hire an agent at this time.

Fantasy Analysis

Even after a breakout season where Maye averaged 16.9 points and 10.1 rebounds per game en route to earning first-team All-ACC honors, he likely intends on coming back to school next season given the questions that surround him as an NBA prospect. Maye will get plenty of feedback from NBA teams, but chances are he'll be back in Carolina blue for his senior season.
Rakym Felder    G       
Felder (suspension) won't be reinstated to the South Carolina basketball team, David Cloninger of The Charleston Post and Courier reports.

Fantasy Analysis

Felder averaged 5.6 PPG during his freshman year with the program, and even had a 20-point outing during the season, when he shot 42 percent from three-point range. Prior to the 2017-18 season, the soon-to-be sophomore was suspended indefinitely as a result of July charges for assault and battery. Though he didn't attend classes in the fall, it seems as if coach Frank Martin was at least going to give the 5-foot-10 guard a chance to earn his way back on the team. When Felder failed to meet the expectations set forth by the coach, that opportunity officially expired. Now, Felder must find another program willing to take a risk, or elect to turn pro.
Harry Froling    F       
Froling will forgo his final two seasons of college eligibility after agreeing to a two-year contract Monday with the Adelaide 36ers of the Australian National Basketball League, Sportando reports.

Fantasy Analysis

The 20-year-old began his collegiate career at SMU in 2016-17, appearing in 10 games before transferring to Marquette for the 2017-18 campaign. He didn't notice much of an uptick in production with the Golden Eagles, averaging just 2.8 points, 3.0 rebounds and 1.0 assist in 12.4 minutes per game over 20 appearances in his lone season in Milwaukee. Rather than testing his luck with another program, Froling will return to his native Australian and get a head start on his professional career.
Koby McEwen    G    Marquette    
McEwen announced Sunday that he'll transfer to Marquette, Jeff Goodman of ESPN.com reports.

Fantasy Analysis

McEwen has two years of eligibility remaining, although he'll be forced to sit out until the 2019-2020 season after leaving Utah State. He averaged 15.6 points, 5.4 rebounds and 3.2 assists through 30 games for the Aggies last season, and figures to be a valuable addition for Marquette.
Payton Willis    G    Minnesota    
Willis will transfer to Minnesota to finish out his final two years of eligibility, Marcus Fuller of the Minneapolis Star Tribune reports.

Fantasy Analysis

Willis played in 31 games with Vanderbuilt during the 2017 campaign, and started in four of them. While he only averaged 5.1 points per game, Willis does have a fair amount of talent and will be joining an impressive Minnesota team. It's important to remember that Willis will need to sit out the 2018 campaign due to NCAA regulations, as he is still an undergraduate.
Jacob Young    G    Rutgers    
Young announced that he will continue his college career with Rutgers, Brian Davis of the Austin American-Statesman reports.

Fantasy Analysis

Young competed for the University of Texas for the first two years of his career, and made the decision to leave because his role was unlikely to increase next season. It's important to note that since young is still an undergraduate, he will be required to sit out the 2018-19 season per NCAA regulations.
Prince Oduro    F    Siena    
Oduro has asked for his release to transfer from Siena, Mark Singelais of the Times Union reports.

Fantasy Analysis

This comes as very disappointing news for Siena fans, as Oduro was the starting center as a talented freshman. At this point in time, Siena has not granted his release yet, so as for where he is seeking to go will have to wait until more of the situation plays out. It's important to note that if Oduro ends up transferring, he will need to sit out the 2018-19 season per NCAA regulations.
Karim Sameh Azab    C    Memphis    
Azab announced on his Twitter account Saturday that he has been diagnosed with Leukemia.

Fantasy Analysis

Azab indicated that he's already begun treatment for it, but he will likely have a long road to recovery. It's an unfortunate situation for the big man, who averaged one point and 0.7 rebounds in his appearances for the Tigers last season.
Joseph Chartouny    G    Marquette    
Chartouny has committed to play out his final year of eligibility with Marquette, Jeff Goodman of ESPN.com reports.

Fantasy Analysis

Chartouny posted a well-rounded stat line for Fordham last season, notching 12.2 points, 5.6 boards, 4.6 assists and 3.3 steals over 35.9 minutes per game. He chose the Golden Eagles over an offer from Louisville and should have a good opportunity to pair with Markus Howard to give Marquette a dynamic duo in the backcourt next season.
Byron Hawkins    G       
Hawkins has decided to move on from Murray State as a graduate transfer, Jon Rothstein of CBS Sports reports.

Fantasy Analysis

Hawkins decided to join the Racers after a couple of successful seasons with Towson, but he was limited to just 18.7 minutes per game and averaged only 7.2 points, 1.3 rebounds and one assist per game during his junior campaign with the team. As a result, he will take his talents to another school for his final year of eligibility in hopes of carving out a more significant role.