Guard Olaniyi decides to transfer from Stony Brook to Miami

The Associated Press
Stony Brook guard Elijah Olaniyi (3) shoots next to Virginia guard Casey Morsell during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game in Charlottesville, Va., Wednesday, Dec. 18, 2019. (AP Photo/Andrew Shurtleff)
Stony Brook guard Elijah Olaniyi (3) shoots next to Virginia guard Casey Morsell during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game in Charlottesville, Va., Wednesday, Dec. 18, 2019. (AP Photo/Andrew Shurtleff)

CORAL GABLES, Fla. (AP) -- Guard Elijah Olaniyi has decided to transfer from Stony Brook to the University of Miami.

Olaniyi announced his decision Sunday on Twitter. He's expected to sit out the 2020-21 season and has one year of eligibility.

The 6-foot-5 Olaniyi, who is from Newark, New Jersey, started 64 games in three years at Stony Brook and averaged 18.0 points and 6.5 rebounds in 28 games last season as a junior.

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