Towns Chooses Ohio State Over Duke

Jonathan Grant | March 22nd, 2020

The Ivy League may be a conference located in the heart of NCAA basketball, but it sure is a weird one, isn’t it? One such rule that separates it from the other conferences is that players are not eligible to play after they have graduated with their degree. As such, it means that men like Seth Towns have to look to go somewhere else following the completion of their undergrad.

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Though he has not played for two years due to an injury, he was highly sought after, with the likes of Duke and Kansas mentioned as possible landing spots. In the end, he said “I’m coming home” and selected the Ohio State Buckeyes. He should have two seasons of eligibility remaining, we know he has at least one, and he will be expected to be an impact player. In 2017-18, he was phenomenal at Harvard, scoring 16 points per game while winning Ivy League Player of the Year. He shot 44.1 % from three-point range that season, so if he can get back in the groove, it looks like the Buckeyes have reeled in a huge fish.

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