Bucs Brewer brothers pull names out of transfer portal


JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. — There’s some good news to report for the ETSU Buccaneer basketball team.

News Channel 11 Sports learned Wednesday night the Brewer brothers are planning on coming back.

About a week ago Ledarrius Brewer and his brother Ty entered their names in the NCAA transfer portal.

But as of Wednesday, they both are planning on staying at ETSU and playing for new head basketball coach Desmond Oliver.

This past season Ledarrius was named first-team all-conference by the coaches and media in the Southern Conference after scoring in double figures in 18 of 22 games played. He also led the team in scoring with 16.6 points a game.

His brother Ty played in 25 games and averaged 8.5 points and four rebounds in only 21 minutes a game.

Out of the 10 ETSU players who entered the portal, four have already transferred and three have announced they are returning.

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