Indiana and Purdue each lose a player to transfer

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INDIANAPOLIS – As the postseason gets started for Indiana and Purdue there have already been a number of changes on each roster. Friday brought one more for each.

Late Friday Indiana announced that guard Remy Abell will transfer from the school after two seasons just a few hours after the Boilermakers announced that forward Jacob Lawson would depart West Lafayette for another college destination.

Both players came off the bench for each team this past season and mark continued changes on each roster. For Tom Crean they have been more dramatic as Abell’s transfer marks the third player out this week following Cody Zeller and Victor Oladipo’s declarations for the NBA Draft.

“Remy has been an outstanding citizen and a solid player for us the past two years,” said Crean in a statement released by the university.  “He indicated to us that he would like to look to go to a program that has a different style of play and one where he can get more playing time.”

Abell echoed similar sentiments as his statement focused more on praise than why he’s leaving. The guard averaged 3.5 points in 10.7 minutes of playing time during his two season with the Hoosiers.
“Being at Indiana has been the best two years of my life,” said Abell through the university. “I love the school, the program, the fans and I want to thank everyone for their support.  The coaching staff has been great to me and I couldn’t ask to have had better teammates while I was here.  I am going to miss everyone, but I just feel at this time a fresh start and new opportunities are what is best in following god’s plan for me .”

With the move Indiana now has the same number of players as scholarships.
Meanwhile at Purdue Lawson departs the Boilermakers after appearing in 38 games in his two years at Purdue in which he averaged 2.3 points and two rebounds a game.“We enjoyed having Jacob as a member of our program for two years,” said Painter in a statement released by Purdue. “He’s a quality young man and we wish him the best moving forward.”




  • Mikey

    Nobody will hear Zeller's name again. He will be another Josh McRoberts but not as good. He is gonna get dominated on and run all over

  • Steven

    i would be asking for a transfer if i went to either school also, zeller and victor leaving IU so now you have yogi and ur number 1 their and purdue has been on a downfall the past couple years also

  • Treyrewqwr

    Post on subjects you know more about troll. IU will be fine next year. Yogi and Sheehy are back with a hopefully improving Hollowell and Mosquera-Perea. Got a top flight freshman class headed by Noah Vonleh as well. Go ahead and jump on the Kentucky or Miami heat bandwagon….or maybe pro wrestling is more your sport.

    • Steven

      no actually im an ohio state fan, so maybe before you try and jump down someones throat think about it, u are being the troll by trying to start some sh*t on a new forum..and lets see if they are number 1 again and lose again

  • pamelakennedy271

    up to I looked at the receipt which had said $5619, I didnt believe …that…my neighbour was realy making money in their spare time from there computar.. there neighbour has been doing this 4 only nine months and at present repaid the mortgage on their villa and got a brand new Lotus Elan. go to,

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