UNIVERSITY OF RICHMOND, Va. – University of Richmond Spiders head men’s basketball coach Chris Mooney announced the addition of Virginia Tech transfer Marshall Wood on Monday.
Wood, who will sit out the 2014-15 season, will have two years of eligibility remaining beginning with the 2015-16 season.
"We are very excited to welcome Marshall to the Richmond Basketball program," Mooney said of Wood. "Marshall is talented and versatile. We look forward to him working hard for this coming year in preparation for his final two seasons of college basketball."
In his two seasons at Virginia Tech, Marshall appeared in 51 games for the Hokies, averaging 3.8 points and 3.6 rebounds a game as one of the first players off the bench. Last year, Wood appeared in 26 games, earning 11 starts for Tech, pouring in 4.0 points a contest while pulling down 3.5 rebounds.
A graduate of Rustburg High School in Virginia, Wood was a four-year letterwinner, earning All-State honors as a senior. The WEST Player of the Year, Wood averaged 24.1 points and 12 rebounds a game during his senior season. At Rustburg, Wood set school records for most points in a career (1,402) and in a season (579).
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