LEXINGTON KY - NOVEMBER 30: DeAndre Liggins #34 of the Kentucky Wildcats shoots the ball during the game against the Boston University Terriers on November 30 2010 in Lexington Kentucky. (Photo by Andy Lyons/Getty Images)
Boston U. forward Jake O'Brien has reportedly decided to transfer for his final season.
Boston University Terriers forward Jake O'Brien will transfer for his final college basketball season, according to a report (via Jeff Goodman). O'Brien will be able to play immediately. He had reportedly not thought of leaving the program until the Terriers were banned from the America East tournament in 2012-2013. On July 1, 2012, America East's members decided to ban the Terriers which announced that they will be moving to the Patriot League on July 1, 2013.
O'Brien (6-9, 220) averaged 11.6 points, 5.8 rebounds, 1 block in 29 minutes per game for Boston University in 2010-2011. O'Brien is a good outside shooter, hitting 36.5% of his 378 career attempts. O'Brien leaves BU having scored 1,020 points. He only played 14 games for the Terriers in 2010-2011 due to suffering a foot injury which required surgery. He redshirted last season after reinjuring his foot in September 2011. O'Brien was the America East's Rookie of the Year in 2009. He also made the He also was named to the 2010 America East All-Conference Third Team and 2010 America East All-Tournament Team.
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