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From Hampton to Hempstead: Deron Powers says he's transferring to Hofstra

From Hampton to Hempstead: Deron Powers says he's transferring to Hofstra

Deron Powers will play his final collegiate basketball season at Hofstra, the former Williamsburg Christian Academy standout said Friday.

After posting 1,080 points and 395 assists in three seasons for Hampton University, Powers announced his decision to transfer in June.

The 5-foot-11 point guard will have to sit out one season in compliance with NCAA rules before he's eligible to play a game for Hofstra, which finished fifth in the Colonial Athletic Association in 2014-15 and posted a 20-14 overall record. He'll have one year of eligibility remaining.

“The vibe I got up there when I went to visit,” Powers said, “how seriously they take basketball...

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