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Duke lands Rice transfer Obi

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The Duke Blue Devils landed Rice transfer Sean Obi on Monday night.

The 6-foot-9, 265-pound forward told that he committed to Mike Krzyzewski’s Blue Devils.

The Nigerian native averaged 11.4 points and led Conference USA in rebounding (9.3) as a freshman this past season.

Obi reportedly considered Michigan and Vanderbilt. He will sit out next season and have three years remaining at Duke.

Obi made the announcement via Instagram.

“Happy to officially announce that I will be attending Duke university for the rest of my college basketball career,” he wrote. “Very thankful for all the support and love from my family and friends all over, and also to every college Coach that have called and been in involved with me through out this process. Duke it is!!”

Alan is an expert gambling writer who works as one of the chief editors for Basketball Insiders. He has been covering online gambling and sports betting for over 8 years, having written for the likes of Sportlens,, The Sports Daily, 90min, and His particular specialisms include US online casinos and gambling regulations, and soccer and basketball betting. Based in London, Alan holds an MA in English Literature and is a passionate supporter of Chelsea FC.

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