Boston College’s Spears to transfer
Two Boston College basketball players ó sophomores Shamari Spears and Daye Kaba ó have decided to transfer and pursue opportunities at other schools, head coach Al Skinner announced in a statement released by the school Tuesday.
ESPN.com’s Andy Katz first reported that Charlotte has expressed the most interest inSpears, a 6-foot-6 forward from Salisbury. He would have to sit out one season because of transfer rules, and he would then have two years of eligibility remaining.Efforts to reach Spears were unsuccessful.
Spears averaged 9.6 points and 6.1 rebounds per game in 28 appearances, including 17 starts, for the Eagles this past season. In two seasons, he averaged 8.3 points and 5.3 rebounds in 59 games (30 starts).
Spears played two seasons at Salisbury High School and finished his prep career at Blair Academy in New Jersey. He averaged 27.3 points as a Salisbury sophomore, when he enjoyed a 55-point outing against East Davidson, and scored 1,127 points in two seasons.Kaba, a 6-4 guard from France, averaged 0.6 points and 0.6 rebounds per game this past season.
Boston College finished the 2007-08 season with a 14-17 mark, including a 4-12 record in ACC action.