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Zane Martin    G       
Towson granted Martin his release for the basketball program Monday, Jeff Borzello of ESPN.com reports.

Fantasy Analysis

Along with Martin, Towson also revealed Monday that sophomore forward Justin Gorham has left the program, leaving the Tigers without two key pieces from its 2017-18 campaign. Martin was Towson's leading scorer a season ago, as he averaged 19.8 points and added 3.5 rebounds and 2.7 assists per game to capture second-team all-Colonial Athletic Association honors. Since Martin is still an undergraduate, he won't be eligible to play until 2019-20 if he transfers to another Division 1 program.
Justin Gorham    F       
Towson granted Gorham his release from the basketball program Monday, Jeff Borzello of ESPN.com reports.

Fantasy Analysis

It's now expected that the sophomore forward will pursue transfer options after averaging 9.8 point and 6.7 rebounds per game for the Tigers in 2017-18. If Gorham joins another Division 1 program, he'll be forced to sit out the upcoming campaign in accordance with NCAA transfer rules and would have two seasons of eligibility remaining.
C.J. Williamson    F    Kent State    
Wiliamson will transfer to Kent State, CBS Sports reports.

Fantasy Analysis

The 6-6 guard has made stops at Texas Tech and Florida Gulf Coast (where he was dismissed in 2017) over the past couple of years. He played at Chipola College last season and averaged 10.0 points and 5.5 rebounds. Williamson should add wing depth to the Golden Flashes.
Jaylin Walker    G    Kent State    
Walker will return to Kent State for his senior season.

Fantasy Analysis

The 6-1 guard is coming off a season in which he led the Golden Flashes with 16.6 points to go with 3.9 rebounds and 2.0 assists. He was named to the All-MAC third team. His return should help Kent State, who will have four of their top five scorers back, narrow the gap in MAC East with Buffalo.
Tyler Davis    C    Texas A&M    
Davis will forgo his senior season at Texas A&M and sign with an agent, Zags Blog reports.

Fantasy Analysis

Davis was the most consistent player for an inconsistent Aggie squad in 2017-18 and provided 14.9 points and 8.9 rebounds. Although he is not projected to get drafted, the 6-10 center plans to play in Europe in the fall. With Davis and Robert Williams opting to go pro, Texas A&M will need players like little-used sophomore Isiah Jasey to step up.
Chris Seeley    F    Fresno State    
Seeley will transfer from Utah to Fresno State, per his Twitter account.

Fantasy Analysis

Seeley didn't see much action with Utah during the 2017-18 campaign. He appeared in just 20 games, averaging 2.7 points and 2.5 rebounds across 7.5 minutes. He'll have to sit out the 2018-19 campaign due to transfer rules, but has a good opportunity to see an expanded role at Fresno State once he's able to take the floor.
Lamonte Bearden    G    Western Kentucky    
Bearden will sign with an agent and remain in the 2018 NBA draft, Jeff Goodman of ESPN.com reports.

Fantasy Analysis

Bearden averaged 11.8 points, 2.3 boards, 3.4 assists and 1.7 steals per contest last season while shooting 48 percent from the field for the Hilltoppers. There's certainly no guarantee he will hear his name called in the 2018 NBA draft, but Beardon has decided to end his amateur career and instead will turn his focus to joining the professional ranks either in the United States or overseas.
Boubacar Diakite    F       
Diakite (knee) will transfer away from St. Johns, Zach Braziller of the New York Post reports.

Fantasy Analysis

Diakite redshirted this past season due to a torn patellar tendon. The decision to move on was reportedly mutual, as it Diakite was not expected to play much for St. Johns during the 2018-19 campaign.
Zack Dawson    G       
Dawson will transfer to South Florida, Joey Knight of the Tampa Bay Times reports.

Fantasy Analysis

Dawson played just five games for Oklahoma State last season prior to being dismissed from the team after failing to adhere to team standards. The guard, who averaged 4.4 points and 1.6 assists in 10.0 minutes in 2017, will have to sit one season before using his remaining three years of eligibility.
Ben Perez    G    Iona    
Perez is transferring to Iona, Jon Rothstein of CBS Sports reports.

Fantasy Analysis

Perez most recently played for the junior college of South Plains, but spent the 2015 campaign with San Diego State. There, he appeared in 25 games, averaging just 2.9 points across 10.0 minutes.
Max Montana    F    San Diego State    
Montana will remain in the NBA Draft, although he plans to play overseas, Jeff Goodman of ESPN reports.

Fantasy Analysis

Montana averaged 6.9 points and 3.0 rebounds for the Aztecs last season. The 6-9 forward boasts good size for a forward, and appears to already be eyeing an international career as opposed to an NBA one.
Zach Johnson    G    Miami    
Johnson has decided to withdraw from the 2018 NBA draft and will play out his final college season with Miami, Jeff Goodman of ESPN.com reports.

Fantasy Analysis

Johnson announced his transfer to Miami after entering the NBA draft pool, so it's not a huge surprise that he will play out his senior campaign. He averaged 16.1 points, 3.3 rebounds, 3.0 assists and 2.0 steals per contest during his junior campaign and figures to play a key role in the Hurricanes' backcourt in 2018-19.
DeAngelo Isby    G    Utah State    
Isby has hired an agent and will participate in the 2018 NBA Draft, Jeff Goodman of ESPN reports.

Fantasy Analysis

Isby spent the first two years of his collegiate career at the junior college level for Wabash Valley. His first year at Utah State saw him accumulate 8.4 points and 2.9 rebounds in 18.6 minutes per game, shooting 42-percent from the field but only 28-percent from three.
Abdul Lewis    F    NJIT    
Lewis will return to NJIT for his senior season, removing his name from 2018 NBA draft consideration Thursday, Jeff Goodman of ESPN.com reports.

Fantasy Analysis

Lewis tested the waters following his junior campaign after averaging 12.1 points and 8.8 rebounds as a junior, but it seemed extremely unlikely that he would leave his name in the pool after the deadline. That's indeed the case and he should remain a fixture down low for the team next season.
Haanif Cheatham    G    Florida Gulf Coast    
Cheatham has decided to withdraw his name from NBA draft consideration and will return to Florida Gulf Coast for the 2018-19 season, Jeff Goodman of ESPN.com reports.

Fantasy Analysis

This was nearly a foregone conclusion, but now it's verified that Cheatham will return to the Eagles in 2018-19. He averaged more than 25 minutes per game during his career with Marquette but left the program last November for personal reasons and eventually transferred to Florida Gulf Coast to be closer to home. Assuming he's cleared to play, Cheatham figures to serve as the team's shooting next season.