Michigan''s Watson says he''ll ''explore other options''

4/12/2018 5:36:51 PM

ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) Michigan swingman Ibi Watson says he"s decided to ""explore other options"" in a message on his Twitter account.

Watson thanked the coaching staff and his teammates and said he"s enjoyed the relationships and the memories he"s made. The 6-foot-5 Watson played in 26 games this season as a sophomore, averaging 2.2 points and 5.2 minutes.

Watson"s announcement Thursday came after forward Brent Hibbitts said on his Twitter account Tuesday that he plans to transfer - with two years of eligibility remaining - after finishing his degree early and graduating this summer.

Hibbitts appeared in five games this season.


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