Darian DeVries’ Departure and Tucker’s Transfer to West Virginia: The Future of Drake Basketball in Flux

Transfer Portal Beckons Drake Basketball’s Tucker DeVries

Darian DeVries, the former Bulldogs coach, recently discussed his son Tucker’s departure from Drake basketball and his upcoming transfer to West Virginia. Tucker, who had been dealing with a shoulder injury for most of the season, confirmed that he had undergone surgery but continued to play and contribute to the team’s success.

During his time at Drake, Tucker made a significant impact as a true freshman and continued to excel on the court. In his junior season, he averaged impressive statistics and helped lead Drake to several victories, including two Missouri Valley Conference tournament championships and appearances in the NCAA Tournament.

Darian DeVries’ departure may signal other Bulldogs players entering the transfer portal, following the announcement that he will be joining West Virginia as the head basketball coach. Darian DeVries had a successful tenure at Drake, with multiple conference championships and NCAA Tournament appearances during his time with the team. The future of Drake basketball will certainly be impacted by these changes, as the program looks to move forward without some key players and coaching staff.

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