Eboigbodin averaged 2.2 points, 2.4 rebounds and 10.6 minutes per game as a freshman in the 2017-18 season. He played in 30 games for the Illini and started twice.
Big man Greg Eboigbodin transfers from Illinois
Thank You Illini Nation 🔶🔷 pic.twitter.com/2IzKG7DVs1
— GREG🔶🔷RY® 🚩🇳🇬 (@gregOfficial__) June 7, 2018
“After much consideration, I have decided it is best for me to transfer. There are many factors that led to this decision, so please respect it,” Eboigbodin wrote on Twitter. “Despite going our separate ways, this amazing university will always be a part of me and I’ll cherish the time I spent here. Wishing the Illini basketball program nothing but the best in the future.”
A native of Nigeria, Eboigbodin played high school basketball in Detroit and was a 3-star recruit in the 2017 class. The power forward will have three years of college eligibility remaining wherever he lands.