Penn State forward Favour Aire enters NCAA transfer portal

The NCAA transfer portal opened on Monday for college basketball players interested in evaluating their options for a new home, and a handful of Penn State players entered their names into the database. Among them was forward Favour Aire, who spent one season with Penn State.

Aire appeared in 12 games for the Nittany Lions this past season. The Maryland native is taking his second turn in the transfer portal after coming to Penn State from Miami a year ago, after spending one season with the Hurricanes.

Aire averaged 0.6 points per game and 1.0 rebounds per game in his limited playing opportunities with Penn State. He worked through an injury at the start of the season and didn’t get into sync with the team midway through the season as a result.

Penn State will now have a void to fill at the center position with Aire expected to move elsewhere and Qudus Wahab having his eligibility expire. Expect Mike Rhoades to focus on big men in the transfer portal to plug that hole as quickly as possible.

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Story originally appeared on Nittany Lions Wire