TUCSON, Ariz. — Arizona guard James Akinjo has been granted a waiver by the NCAA and can instantly be eligible after transferring from Georgetown.

The choice introduced Tuesday offers Akinjo two years of eligibility left.

A 6-foot guard, Akinjo was the Huge East freshman of the yr in 2018-19 after averaging 13.four factors and 5.2 assists. Akinjo appeared in seven video games for the Hoyas final season earlier than opting to switch.

The Oakland, California, native arrived in Tucson final spring and was capable of observe with the Wildcats.

Akinjo might play a key position on a group that misplaced three freshmen who declared early for the NBA draft.


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