Report: Ohio State’s Daniel Giddens requests release, expected to transfer

Monday March 28th, 2016

Ohio State center Daniel Giddens has requested a release from the team and is expected to transfer, reports ESPN’s Jeff Borzello.

Giddens, a freshman, averaged 3.8 points and 3.6 rebounds per game during his first season with the Buckeyes. The Mabelton, Ga., native started in seven of 33 games for Ohio State this season. 

The 6'10" center was a highly regarded recruit coming out of high school and received offers from Arizona, Kansas, Florida and other programs. 

Ohio State finished the regular season with a 20–13 overall record and 11–7 in conference play.

The Buckeyes lost to Florida on Sunday in the second round of the NIT, 74–66.


SI Apps
We've Got Apps Too
Get expert analysis, unrivaled access, and the award-winning storytelling only SI can provide — from Peter King, Tom Verducci, Lee Jenkins, Grant Wahl, Andy Staples and more — delivered straight to you, along with up-to-the-minute news and live scores.