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Rhode Island's Jacob Toppin reacts as he runs the court during an NCAA college basketball game against Dayton, Tuesday, Feb. 11, 2020, in Dayton, Ohio. Dayton won 81-67. (AP Photo/Aaron Doster)

Kentucky adds Rhode Island guard Jacob Toppin as transfer

Apr. 20, 2020 8:14 PM EDT

LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky has signed former Rhode Island forward Jacob Toppin, the brother of consensus national player of the year Obi Toppin of Dayton. The 6-foot-8, 190-pound Toppin must sit out next season per NCAA transfer rules but will have three seasons of eligibility remaining. He averaged...

UConn lands transfer guard Tyrese Martin from Rhode Island

Apr. 16, 2020 11:22 AM EDT

STORRS, Conn. (AP) — UConn has added guard Tyrese Martin, a transfer from Rhode Island, to its roster, the school announced Thursday. The 6-foot-6 rising junior started all 30 games for the Rams last season, averaging 12.8 points and 7.1 rebounds per game. Martin was recruited to Rhode Island by Dan...