What The…? Ohio State’s Felix Okpara Flees Buckeyes Just Weeks After Saying He Was 100% Committed

What on earth is going on with Felix Okpara?

Just two weeks since he said he was 100% committed to the Ohio State Buckeyes center. Felix Okpala On Sunday, he shockingly announced that he would be putting his name in the transfer portal.

The most likely reason for Okpala’s sudden change of heart is due to the news that broke last Monday.It was later revealed that OSU was open to a move from another big man, a 7-foot-1 center. aaron bradshaw From the Kentucky Wildcats. Initially, it was thought that Bradshaw and Okpala (6 feet 11 inches tall) would pair up to dominate the paint for the Columbus boys, and that both would receive significant playing time. (Related: UConn’s Stephon Castle declares for 2024 NBA Draft)

However, things changed dramatically and Okpara appeared in the portal.according to 247 sportsSources say Okpara was advised “by his agent” that he needed to reconsider his plans, and here he is.

With Okpala’s departure, the Buckeyes will have five players from the 2023-24 team enter the transfer portal.The previous exit was a security guard. Scotty Middleton, roddy gale jr. and bowen hardmanwith center zed key OSU is also leaving. Ohio State has acquired three new players, including forward Bradshaw. Micah Parrish (San Diego State) and security guard meechie johnson (South Carolina) also joined.