Former Connecticut standout Alex Oriakhi transferring to Missouri

Connecticut Huskies forward/center Alex Oriakhi dunks the ball during the first half of their NCAA men's basketball game against Syracuse Orange in Syracuse, New York, February 11, 2012. REUTERS/Adam Fenster (UNITED STATES - Tags: SPORT BASKETBALL)
Alex Oriakhi (REUTERS/Adam Fenster)

Former Connecticut standout Alex Oriakhi told on Friday that he has decided to transfer to Missouri.  “Obviously it’s a simple fact that they don’t have any big men, and I can play with a pass-first point guard,” Oriakhi said. “I just felt comfortable.”  Oriakhi started on UConn’s 2011 national championship team but had his minutes and field goal attempts cut this past season because of the presence of one-and-done prospect Andre Drummond.


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