Oregon Ducks F Chandler Lawson enters transfer portal


As is offseason tradition for any college basketball program, the Oregon Ducks will be losing a contributor to the transfer portal.

Sophomore Chandler Lawson has entered the transfer portal according to a report from ESPN's Jeff Borzello.

He has three years of eligibility remaining after two seasons in Eugene. 

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He was the only freshman during the 2019-20 season to play in all 31 games for Oregon and started the final 12 games, averaging 4.5 points and 3.9 rebounds in 19.5 minutes per game. 

As a sophomore, his role decreased as the season went on with Dana Altman going with a small, switching lineup for large portions of the game. Lawson averaged 4.4 points and 3.0 rebounds in 18.1 minutes per game last season.

His role was likely going to remain the same or get smaller with N'Faly Dante getting healthy, Franck Kepnang developing, plus Nathan Bittle and Isaac Jonhson joining the program. 

His younger brother, four-star Jonathan Lawson, committed to the Oregon Ducks in October 2020 and signed with the program in November. 

Oregon has three available scholarships for next season with Jonathan Lawson remaining with the program. If he wants out of his letter of intent after the transfer of his older brother, the Ducks would have four to work with. 


Dana Altman said the Ducks will be active in the transfer portal this offseason following a season-ending loss to USC. 

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