Former Duke player and NCAA Tourney standout makes decision on basketball future Grant Halverson/Getty Images
DURHAM, NC - DECEMBER 16: Semi Ojeleye #20 of the Duke Blue Devils fouls Jarvis Davis #15 of the Gardner-Webb Runnin' Bulldogs during play at Cameron Indoor Stadium on December 16, 2013 in Durham, North Carolina. Duke won 85-66. (Photo by Grant Halverson/Getty Images)

Former Duke and SMU forward Semi Ojeleye had a pretty outstanding year for the Mustangs this past season and led them to a NCAA Tournament birth. He only averaged about six minutes in his two years at Duke so he transferred to SMU where he had to sit a year, but made it worth his while.

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He averaged 18.9 points, 6.8 rebounds and 1.5 assists a game while playing 34.1 minutes a game. Those stats were good enough to earn the 6’8″, 230-pound forward the AAC Player of the Year Award. And now he is going to parlay that into playing at the next level:

This means he will not be able to go back to school for his senior year and will be hoping to get drafted by a team now.

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