Miami Forward Transfers to DePaul

Redshirt freshman Donnavan Kirk has decided to enroll at DePaul University for the Winter Quarter. Lean more about the newest Blue Demon in this report.

Donnavan Kirk, a former University of Miami forward, will be eligible to play for the DePaul Blue Demons following the fall quarter. He will have three more seasons of eligibility remaining after sitting out the remainder of this season and the fall quarter. Kirk can begin practicing with DePaul's team immediately.

The 6-9, 230 lb. power forward averaged 2.7 points and 1.6 rebounds in 9.5 minutes per game in 13 games this season.

Kirk. a native of Detroit, sat out last season at Miami with a medical redshirt. He only appeared in four games and averaged 2.5 points in 6.5 minutes per game.

Donnavan was rated as a four star recruit by Scout.com coming out of Detroit Country Day high school in 2008. He was ranked as the 23rd best power forward in the nation and was ranked 89th overall in the RSCI rankings for 2008.

Kirk chose DePaul over Central Michigan, Michigan, Northwestern, and Oakland.

Donnavan knows current DePaul strength coach Mac Calloway from his days at Miami.

Kirk is the second forward to transfer to DePaul from Miami. He follows Karron Clarke who transferred from UM in 2004.


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