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BU's Jake O'Brien Will Transfer To Temple

Former Boston University forward Jake O'Brien has transferred to Temple, according to a report. O'Brien, a senior from Weymouth, missed all of last season after redshirting following a second foot surgery that took place back in September.

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)
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)
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Former Boston U. Terriers forward and 2009 America East Rookie of the Year Jake O'Brien has decided to transfer to Temple, according to a report.

O'Brien originally had no intention of leaving the Terriers but changed his mind when BU was banned from the America East's postseason tournament in 2012-2013. The Terriers will be moving to the Patriot League in 2013 and America East members voted to ban BU from the tournament this season.

O'Brien (6-9, 220) averaged 11.6 points, 5.8 rebounds, 1 block in 29 minutes per game for BU in his last season in 2010-2011. That season was ended by a foot injury after 14 games. The same injury cost him all of the 2011-2012 season when he reinjured his foot in Sept. 2011 and needed another surgery to repair the damage. O'Brien leaves BU having scored 1,020 points.

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