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Morehead State forward Malek Green announces transfer to Canisius

Malek Green, a 6-foot-7 forward from Morehead State, announced Sunday that he will transfer to Canisius to join its men’s basketball team.

Green will have two seasons of eligibility with the Golden Griffins, but he will have to sit out the 2019-2020 season because of NCAA transfer rules, unless he files for and is granted an eligibility waiver by the NCAA.

Green, who is from Cincinnati, averaged 7.3 points and 5.2 rebounds, and shot 51 percent (105 for 199) in 61 games in two seasons at Morehead State.

Green rounds out a six-player incoming class for the Golden Griffins that includes forwards Jacco Fritz of the Netherlands and Corey Brown, a graduate transfer from Northern Arizona; and guards that Akrum Ahemed of New Jersey, Majesty Brandon of the Bronx and Armond Harried of Baltimore.

Canisius opens the 2019-2020 season Nov. 9 at Brown in Providence, R.I.

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