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Threloff transferring from Illinois State

Illinois State's Jordan Threloff (left) commits a foul while stripping the ball from Creighton's Austin Chatman (1), with Creighton's Gregory Echenique (right) looking on, in the second half of a game Feb. 1, 2012, in Omaha, Neb.
Illinois State's Jordan Threloff (left) commits a foul while stripping the ball from Creighton's Austin Chatman (1), with Creighton's Gregory Echenique (right) looking on, in the second half of a game Feb. 1, 2012, in Omaha, Neb.

Former DeKalb basketball standout Jordan Threloff is among three Illinois State basketball players transferring from the program.

The 6-foot-10 sophomore center played in 21 games for ISU in the 2012-13 season with two starts, but saw limited playing time at the end of the season. The Redbirds finished 18-15 and ended the season with a loss to Wichita State, which has advanced to the NCAA tournament’s Final Four, by 15 points in the semifinals of the Missouri Valley Conference tournament.

“He loved the school and the people there,” said Mike Weinstein, Threloff’s AAU coach at Rising Stars. “Things did not work and he decided to move on.”

Threloff scored a season-high nine points and dished out four assists in a win over Delaware State on Nov. 18. For the season, Threloff averaged 2.5 points and 1.9 rebounds a game.

Threloff averaged 3.2 points and 3.3 rebounds a game as a redshirt freshman in 2011-12. He was the 2009-10 Daily Chronicle Boys Basketball Player of the Year.

Former ISU coach Tim Jankovich, who recruited Threloff, left for Southern Methodist University last April and then-Vanderbilt assistant Dan Muller was named ISU’s coach two weeks later. Threloff told the Daily Chronicle last summer he never really thought of transferring after the coaching change and wanted to stay in the program.

Junior forwards Jon Ekey and Zeke Upshaw also have decided to transfer from ISU.

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