St. John’s Tariq Owens will look to transfer to another school for his final year of eligibility, as St. John’s granted the redshirt junior a release from the school, according to a report by The Baltimore Sun’s Jonas Shaffer.
Now that he has been granted his release, Owens narrowed down his transfer options. According to a tweet by 247Sports’ Evan Daniels, Ohio State and Maryland are among those options.
In addition, Daniels reports that Owens is also considering Ole Miss, Texas Texas Tech, Oklahoma State, Western Kentucky, VCU and ODU.
Here is the tweet:
St. John’s transfer Tariq Owen is down to Maryland, Oklahoma State, Ohio State, Ole Miss, Texas Tech, Western Kentucky, ODU & VCU.
— Evan Daniels (@EvanDaniels) March 23, 2018
According to NCAA rules, the 6-foot-11, 205-pound forward will be eligible to play right away in the 2018-19 college basketball season because he will be a graduate transfer.
This season for the Red Storm, Owens averaged 8.4 points, 5.9 rebounds and 2.8 blocks per game while shooting 50.4 percent from the field. Owens played in 33 games, starting 26 of those contests.