Michigan basketball's strange offseason continues.
Eastern, a two-time Big Ten All-Defensive player, likely would have been a starter for Michigan in 2021-22, after sitting out the 2020-21 season. He said he's reopening his recruitment as a transfer.
"I want thank Michigan and the entire staff and organization for trying to do everything in there power to get me into the University of Michigan," he wrote. "More to come…"
Michigan's roster has been in flux throughout the offseason. The Wolverines have seen three players transfer in David DeJulius, Colin Castleton and Cole Bajema. They also lost out on a pair of five-star recruits when former commit Isaiah Todd opted to turn pro and Joshua Christopher committed to Arizona State.