Kevin Osawe to transfer from WKU

Western Kentucky University forward Kevin Osawe (2) guards Marshall University senior Mikel Beyers (31) during the WKU vs. Marshall University game in Diddle Arena on Jan. 15, 2021. The WKU Hilltoppers defeated the Marshall Thundering Herd 81-73.

Kaden Gaylord

On Monday afternoon, it was announced by Verbal Commits that WKU Men’s Basketball junior transfer forward Kevin Osawe will enter the transfer portal. 

Osawe played in 26 games and averaged 2.2 points and 1.9 rebounds while shooting 37% from the field and 90% from the free throw line. 

This comes a day after Jordan Rawls announced he was entering the transfer portal as well. 

Osawe came to the hill after playing at Vincennes University and averaged17.2 points, 9.8 rebounds and 1.6 assists. 

He was named NJCAA Division I Third-Team All-American following his sophomore season and ranked the 10th best junior-college prospect. 

Men’s basketball beat reporter Kaden Gaylord can be reached at [email protected]. Follow Kaden on Twitter at @_KLG3.