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In a season that has been filled with turnover for the Oregon Ducks, the program suffered some more adversity on Thursday as Kavell Bigby-Williams requested and was granted permission to transfer from the program.
The 6-foot-11 junior averaged just three points and 2.8 rebounds per game last season, but was thought to see a massive spike in playing time next year with the departures of Jordan Bell and Chris Boucher.
In the team’s run to the Final Four, he did not make much of an impact, netting 11 points and 12 rebounds in the team’s five contests in the big dance.
Bigby-Williams spent just one year in Eugene as the native of England began his career at the junior college level, and was the 2015-16 Spalding NJCAA Division I Player of the Year.
If the 6-foot-11 big man is out of the fold, Oregon will have lost eight of their top 10 scorers from their Final Four run.
It is unclear what kind of restrictions there might be on the schools he can transfer to, but one thing that is clear is Bigby-Williams will have one year of eligibility to use elsewhere if he so chooses.
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