Ghanaian-Canadian Power Forward Prince Oduro has transferred to University of South Florida Men’s Basketball Team Basketballghana.com can confirm.
The 6 foot 8 inch player joins South Florida from Mississippi State University after a two year run at the latter University that had him sit out his first year.
After finding playing time difficult to come by in his debut season as a member of the playing unit, Oduro averaged 1.2 points and 0.9 rebounds per game.
Prior to committing to South Florida, Oduro was courted by Wichita State, New Mexico and Virginia Commonwealth in the transfer portal.
Oduro was part of the victorious Canadian Under 19 team that won gold at the 2017 FIBA World Cup held in Egypt. Canada beat USA 99-87 in the final game and Oduro averaged 9.1 points and 5.1 rebounds in the tournament.
After getting eligible by the NCAA to play for Florida this season, Oduro commented on his transfer saying, “I just wanted to be somewhere where the coaches believed in you”.
Despite representing Canada at the Junior Level internationally, Oduro can play for Ghana due to his Ghanaian heritage should he opt not to play for Canada.
By Yaw Adjei-Mintah
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