Chattanooga Mocs Head Coach, Matt McCall landed a huge transfer from one of the nation's top basketball programs with forward, Makinde London, according to CBS Sports.
London, is 6'10' and is a former top 100 recruit according to 247sports.com, he played in 18 games during his freshman campaign at Xavier University. He posted a season high 7 points against DePaul on January 30th.
Xavier transfer Makinde London told @CBSSports that he has committed to Chattanooga. HUGE get for Matt McCall and the Mocs.— Jon Rothstein (@JonRothstein) May 11, 2016
Makinde London is a Nashville native and attended Summit High School before transferring to Montverde Academy in Florida. London grew from 6'1 to 6'10 from his freshman to senior year in high school. He is described a versatile forward with the ability to stretch the floor.
According to the Cincinnati Enquirer, London stated that he wanted to transfer somewhere closer to home in Nashville. Makinde London will likely have to sit out the 2016-2017 season due to NCAA transfer rules. After that he will have two years of eligibility.