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IU basketball transfer portal names to know — Miami’s Anthony Walker

Miami (Florida) transfer forward Anthony Walker is taking an official visit to Indiana beginning Thursday, the Daily Hoosier can confirm multiple reports.

The 6-foot-9 and 215 pound Walker played four years at Miami and has played in 125 games during that span.  He has one year of eligibility remaining.

A Baltimore product, Walker is coming off a senior season that saw him play 10.2 minutes per game while averaging 2.8 points and 1.2 rebounds per contest.  He played 13 minutes for Miami against Indiana in March and scored four points and added two rebounds.

Walker’s been a key bench player for Miami the past two seasons after playing a bigger role as a sophomore.

During his sophomore season in 2020-21, he played in 26 games and started 16, averaging more than 25 minutes per game.  He scored in double figures 14 times during that campaign.

For his career Walker has averaged 15 minutes per game and 13.1 points, 6.6 rebounds and 1.3 blocks per 40.

Walker is a career 42 percent shooter overall, including 51 percent from two and 21 percent from three.  He shoots 66 percent from the free throw line.

Walker was a three-star recruit in the Class of 2019 and the No. 176 overall player in the class according to the On3 Industry Ranking. He played his final year of prep basketball at Brewster (NH) Academy.  He originally attended Perry Hall H.S. in Baltimore County and won MPSSAA 4A state titles in 2017 and 2018.  He did not take up competitive basketball until he was 15.

Walker committed to Miami over Kansas, Maryland, Pittsburgh, Seton Hall and VCU.

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