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Cincinnati Basketball: Breaking down Jeremiah Davenport’s decision to enter transfer portal

Cincinnati Bearcats guard Jeremiah Davenport celebrates during game against Tulane Green Wave at Fifth Third Arena. The Enquirer.
Cincinnati Bearcats guard Jeremiah Davenport celebrates during game against Tulane Green Wave at Fifth Third Arena. The Enquirer. /
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Cincinnati product and Bearcats senior guard Jeremiah Davenport announced his decision to enter the transfer portal on Thursday after appearing in 109 games throughout his career.

Despite struggling at times, Davenport had plenty of memorable moments, highlighted by scoring a season-high 22 points including six made 3-pointers in a win at Wichita State last year.

The Cincinnati native was a standout at Moeller High School before joining his hometown Bearcats in 2019 and developing into a significant contributor as a starter and scoring punch off the bench.

Make sure to stay tuned for the latest transfer portal commitments and most recent recruiting rumors as Wes Miller’s team looks to add depth heading into the inaugural Big 12 campaign.

Cincinnati Basketball: Breaking down Jeremiah Davenport’s decision to enter transfer portal

After putting up 13.4 points on 35.9 percent shooting from 3-point range as a starter during his junior year, Davenport came off the bench last season and averaged 9.1 points per game.

Davenport discussed his decision to enter the transfer portal in a recent social media post.

"“It is with a mix of emotions that I write this post to announce that I will be leaving the University of Cincinnati and entering the transfer portal. Since a kid, I always wanted to play for Cincinnati and thank God for the opportunity to play here. These past four years have been some of the most incredible years of my life, and it has been an honor to play for my hometown team. Cincinnati has been my home my entire life and I am grateful for the opportunity to represent this great city on the court. To the entire Bearcat nation, I want to express my heartfelt appreciation. The love and support I have received from the community has meant everything to me. It has been an honor to inspire the youth in Cincinnati and I hope that I have made you all proud. The memories I have made here will stay with me forever and I am grateful for the role you have played in my journey. Although I am leaving the University of Cincinnati, I will always be a Bearcat.”"

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