As the 2017-18 Michigan basketball team advantages of two transfers — Charles Matthews (formerly at Kentucky) and Jaaron Simmons (Ohio) — several former Wolverines are playing elsewhere. Here’s a glance at where they arrived and just how they are doing in early season.
Mark Donnal, Clemson
The 6-feet-9-inch forward redshirted his first season at Michigan and it was a rotation player his next three, averaging five points and a pair of.5 rebounds over his career. Like a graduate transfer, he was qualified to experience immediately, and chose Clemson over Vanderbilt and Creighton. He began the very first game for that Tigers (playing 14 minutes) and came from the bench the following (19 minutes), mixing for 15 points within the blowout victories.
For that third straight season, an old Wolverine is going to be playing for an additional Big Ten school. Max Bielfeldt suited up for Indiana 2 yrs ago, Spike Albrecht for Purdue last season, and today Dakich at Ohio Condition. The 6-feet-2-inch point guard had initially dedicated to Quinnipiac, but leaped at the opportunity to play for any major conference school.
After two seasons at Michigan, Dawkins was the 3rd person in the 2014 class to transfer. He left to experience for his father, Johnny, at Orlando. After sitting out this past year, Dawkins will miss this year too because of an evident shoulder injuries.
The bruising 6-feet-10-inch publish player had 19 starts like a newcomer during Michigan’s 16-16, injuries-plagued 2014-15 season. He earned 11 starts the following season, averaging 4.9 points and a pair of.5 rebounds over his career. The Cape Barrier, Florida, native used in Florida Gulf Coast College — of “Dunk City” fame — coupled with two non-basketball-related surgeries while sitting out last season. He’s now a starter for that Eagles. In the debut, he fouled out and scored eight points in only nine minutes of action, a remarkable task. He committed only one foul over 27 minutes in the next game because the Eagles improved to two-.
Aubrey Dawkins, Orlando