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Villanova captain Isaiah Armwood transferring

Posted on: August 18, 2011 10:55 am

By Jeff Goodman

Jay Wright doesn’t want Isaiah Armwood to leave.

But the Villanova coach wants what’s best for the Wildcats captain – and that’s an opportunity to play a major role in another program.

Therefore, the 6-foot-8 junior has decided to transfer elsewhere.

``He’s the greatest kid in the world,” Wright gushed. ``He’s our hardest-working guy, our captain. We started him every game on our trip. I love him to death.”

``I just want to see him achieve his goals,” he added.

Wright sat down with Armwood at the end of the trip to France and the Netherlands and the two, days later, came to an agreement that it would be best for Armwood to go elsewhere.

With the addition of frontline guys JayVaughn Pinkston and Marcus Kennedy – along with starting center Mouph Yarou back – minutes would likely be precious for Armwood.

The Maryland native started seven games last season, averaging 2.5 points and 3.6 rebounds.

If he leaves prior to the start of school, he’ll sit out this season and have two years of eligibility remaining.

Sources told that schools in the mix for Armwood are Maryland, Iowa, Texas Tech and George Washington. Armwood grew up near Maryland and GW and both Iowa and Texas Tech have former Villanova assistant coaches – Andrew Francis (Iowa) and Chris Walker (Texas Tech). 


Since: Oct 8, 2006
Posted on: August 19, 2011 6:22 pm

Villanova captain Isaiah Armwood transferring

Good riddins'

Since: Aug 4, 2011
Posted on: August 19, 2011 4:46 pm

Villanova captain Isaiah Armwood transferring

why is he a captain 

Since: Mar 22, 2011
Posted on: August 19, 2011 12:14 am

Villanova captain Isaiah Armwood transferring

Some thing smells.

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