Baron started his career at Virginia, but transferred to the Rams to play under his father. Jim Baron, the longtime URI coach, was canned after last season, and Dan Hurley was hired to run the show.
The six-foot-two guard was one of the few bright spots for a URI squad that won just six games this past season. He averaged 13 points per game and chipped in 4.5 rebounds per contest.
McNamara said via Twitter that a destination was "unclear" at this point.