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Noah Farrakhan Confirms Portal Entry, Sends Thank You to WVU



Noah Farrakhan v Kansas
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Noah Farrakhan officially expressed his reasons for entering the transfer portal on Thursday afternoon, leaving West Virginia with a farewell message.

“My time as a student athlete in Morgantown has been enriching, both on and off the basketball court.

“I would like to extend my deepest gratitude to the coaching staff at West Virginia University for their invaluable guidance and support. Their dedication to my development as a player and person has left an indelible mark on my life. Additionally, I owe a tremendous thank you to the fans in Morgantown for their unwavering support and passion which have made my experience unforgettable. 

“As I look forward to new challenges and opportunities, I am eager to bring my commitment and sills to a new university and contribute positively with one year of eligibility remaining.”

Sources within the program told WV Sports Now that Farrakhan was hitting the transfer portal on Wednesday.

Farrakhan, a 6-foot-2 guard, joined West Virginia’s team under former head coach Josh Eilert in August. Farrakhan could not play for the first nine games of the year due to a transfer waiver. Farrakhan got on the court vs. UMass on Dec. 16, scoring 15 points in his season debut. Farrakhan went on to average 7.7 points, 3.0 rebounds and 1.7 assists through 23 games for the Mountaineers.

Farrakhan has one year of eligibility remaining.

Farrakhan played at Eastern Michigan under head coach Stan Heath for two years. Farrakhan appeared in 31 games for the Eagles, averaging 12.1 points, 4.1 rebounds and 2.3 assists. The Hillside, N.J. native shot 43% from the field and 24% from three.

Farrakhan began his collegiate career at East Carolina, committing as a three-star high school recruit. Farrakhan was formerly a five-star recruit at one point while playing at The Patrick School.

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