DURHAM, N.H. – Head coach Bill Herrion and his staff announced Monday that sophomore forward Rony Tchatchoua (Douala, Cameroon) has asked for and was granted a release from his scholarship for the University of New Hampshire men’s basketball team.   

“Rony has decided to leave our program and pursue other options,” Herrion said. “We wish him the best of luck in the future.”   

Tchatchoua added, "I will be leaving UNH to play closer to home so that I can deal with family issues. I want to thank everyone at UNH for my time here and wish the program the best in the future."

Tchatchoua played in 29 games for the Wildcats last season, including seven starts. Tchatchoua averaged 4.0 points and 3.2 rebounds in 15.5 minutes per contest and had the second highest field goal percentage (.429) on the team of anyone with at least 90 attempts. The native of Cameroon also ranked third on the squad in blocks (0.5 bpg) and fifth in both rebounding and steals (0.6 spg).


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