It looks like Kerwin Okoro will be coming to Rutgers after all - thanks to a nudge from one of college basketball's influential figures.
Okoro, who was seeking a transfer from Iowa State to Rutgers to be closer with his family, apparently got an assist from Dick Vitale after the NCAA initially rejected the request.
Well, not after Dicky V got involved, baby. Okoro gave him...
Iowa State guard Nkereuwem Okoro will transfer to Rutgers. The former St. Raymond’s (New York) star is headed closer to home to finish out his college career in Piscataway, N.J., under newly hired head coach Eddie Jordan.