Longwood’s Khris Lane will graduate and transfer

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Longwood Lancers talent Khris Lane will graduate and then transfer out from the university, a source told FanRag Sports. Per graduate-transfer rules set forth by the NCAA, he will be immediately eligible to play for the university he transfers to.

This season, Lane averaged 17.1 points and 7.3 rebounds per contest. He also shot 54 percent from the floor and a respectful 34 percent from beyond the arc.

Having actually started his collegiate career with Drexel, this is the second time Lane has transferred since joining the Division I college basketball ranks. He only played in four games for the university.

In high school, Lane played at Benedictine College Prep in Richmond, Va. During his senior season, he averaged 12.0 points and 7.0 rebounds to help Benedictine to a 33-5 record and the Virginia Independent Schools Athletics Association Division I State Championship.

As for Longwood, the Lancers only managed to win six games this season. Only three of those came during conference play. The team finished its 2016-17 college basketball season with a 16-game losing streak. Lane led the team in a handful of categories, including points per game, field-goal efficiency and rebounds per outing.

Jon Rothstein has been a college basketball insider for CBS Sports since 2010 and is the lead college basketball columnist for the FanRag Sports Network. He is also the host of the College Hoops Today Podcast via Compass Media Networks, which is available via iTunes. Rothstein is also a regular in-studio correspondent for both WFAN and CBS Sports Radio. He currently lives in Manhattan.

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