Czyz to transfer from No. 7 Duke
December 18, 2009
N.C. (AP) — Olek Czyz is
leaving Duke’s basketball team.
School officials said Friday that Czyz is planning to
transfer to another Division I school.
The 6-foot-7 sophomore was primarily a backup forward who
started the first two games this season as the seventh-ranked Blue Devils (8-1)
went to a bigger lineup with guard Nolan Smith serving a two-game
Czyz, a native of Poland who played at Reno High School in
Nevada, averaged roughly 10 minutes in the six games he played, averaging 2.5
points and two rebounds while shooting 58 percent.
The school says Czyz is leaving in good academic standing
and coach Mike Krzyzewski says the program will support him
through the transfer process.