Drake Basketball Takes a Hit as Darian DeVries Announces Son’s Transfer to West Virginia

Transfer Portal Beckons Drake Basketball’s Tucker DeVries

Darian DeVries, former Bulldogs coach, recently announced that his son Tucker will be joining him at West Virginia. This move marks a significant departure for the team as Tucker enters the transfer portal. 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.

Tucker revealed that he had been dealing with a shoulder injury for most of the season, which required surgery. Despite the injury, he continued to play and contribute to the team’s success. His departure may signal other Bulldogs players entering the transfer portal, following the announcement that Darian DeVries 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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