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TaQuan Woodley Decommits From Penn State Hoops

TaQuan Woodley has officially decommitted from Penn State men’s basketball following the announcement of former coach Pat Chambers’ resignation.

Woodley announced his decision in an Instagram post Tuesday afternoon.

He cited the main reason for reopening his recruitment was specifically the fact that Pat Chambers is no longer the head coach. He also made it clear that he was not opposed to returning to Happy Valley, but that he wanted to consider all of his options before making a final decision.

Woodley, a 6’7″ power forward, is the first recruit to reopen his commitment after the university announced there would be a coaching change. The other two recruits, Elijah Hutchins-Everett and Houston Mallette, have not made any decisions about leaving at this time.

According to, Woodley had received offers from Rutgers, South Carolina, and Temple before committing to Penn State. It is unknown if he will continue to look at those schools as he reopens his commitment.

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Owen Abbey

Owen Abbey was a Secondary Education major before he graduated from the wonderful institution known as Penn State. When he was not writing for the blog, he enjoyed rooting for the Baltimore Orioles and Ravens, supporting Penn State basketball and softball, dreaming of all of the ways he would win the TV show "Survivor," and yes mom, actually doing school work. All of this work prepared him to teach his own class of students, which was always his true passion. He still can be found on Twitter @theowenabbey and can be reached for questions and comments at [email protected]

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