White headed to Kansas, Gbinije leaving Duke

RICHMOND, VA (WWBT) - One local player is headed to a basketball blue blood, while another player is leaving one.

Miller School product Andrew White officially put his name on the dotted line to Kansas at a ceremony at his school.  Surrounded by friends and family, White made official what he verbally committed to in the NBC12 studios in December.  The #1 recruit in the state of Virginia went down to New Orleans last month to watch the Jayhawks play in the national championship game.

Former Benedictine standout Michael Gbinije is leaving Duke. School officials announced Gbinije's departure Monday. The native of Chester averaged 1.7 points and 0.8 rebounds in 19 games as a freshman. His highest-scoring game came in December when he had eight points against UNC Greensboro.

Coach Mike Krzyzewski calls Gbinije "a talented player with a solid future ahead of him."

Duke says he's leaving in good academic standing and is expected to transfer to another Division I school.

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