According to his Twitter account Kelvin Amayo is transferring to Marshall University. Amayo signed a letter of intent to play basketball at Towson University but the NCAA declared him academically ineligible for the 2011-2012 basketball season. Grant Taylor of the Herald Dispatch reported via Twitter that Amayo will enroll at Marshall next semester as a prop. He should be eligible to join Marshall’s basketball team in December of 2012.
A 6’5, 200 lbs point guard, Amayo was rated a three star prospect by Rivals.com coming out of NIA Prep (Newark, NJ). Besides Towson, Amayo also had scholarship offers from Cincinnati, Arizona, Oklahoma State, and Rice among many other schools.
For more on Amayo’s commitment to Marshall follow the links below:
ZAGSBLOG article on Amayo’s transfer to Marshall, includes quotes from Amayo.
NJ.com article on Amayo’s eligibility at Towson.
Towson press release on Amayo’s eligibility.
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