According to Jeff Goodman of ESPN, North Carolina Central landed Drexel transfer Rashann London on Monday. As per transfer rules, the sophomore will have sit out the 2016-17 season but will have two years of eligibility remaining beginning in the 2017-18 season.
NC Central landed Drexel transfer Rashann London, source told ESPN.
— Jeff Goodman (@GoodmanESPN) July 19, 2016
London took to Twitter last month to announce his plans to depart from Drexel.
“I would like to thank Drexel University, coach Flint and staff for recruiting me and giving me the opportunity to attend school and play the sport I love,” London said on the social media site back in June. “I will be transferring to another university in the fall and look forward to continuing my student/athletic career. Thank you again to Drexel University and to all that have and will continue to support my scholastic and athletic endeavors.”
With Drexel firing its old coach, Bruiser Flint, and the school replacing him with Army’s Zach Spiker, some players have bolted the program. We have already seen Terrell Allen transfer to Central Florida.
London, a 6’2”, 175-pound guard from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania is coming off a 2015-16 season in which he averaged 7.5 points, 2.3 assists and 2.3 rebounds in 30.1 minutes per game. He shot .344 percent from the field, .279 percent from three-point range and .700 percent from the free-throw line.
North Carolina Central is coming off a 2015-16 campaign in which it went 13-19 overall and 7-9 in the Mid Eastern Athletic Conference (MEAC). The Eagles came in a tie for sixth place.
Meanwhile, Drexel is the middle of a complete overhaul under Spiker.
Drexel is coming off a disappointing 2015-16 season in which the Dragons went 6-25 overall and just 3-15 in the Colonial Athletic Association (CAA). After a good first 11 years with the school, Flint and the Dragons had three losing seasons in the last four years. Flint compiled a 245-217 record while at Drexel