Sophomore Eric Hamilton granted release from Wichita State


Matt Crow

Teammates help Wichita State’s Eric Hamilton (25) to his feet after he tangled with an Illinois State player.

Sophomore forward Eric Hamilton has been granted release from Wichita State, Shun Williams from On the Radar Hoops first reported.

Wichita State has yet to confirm the report. Hamilton retweeted the tweet from his personal Twitter account.

Head coach Gregg Marshall had routinely described Hamilton’s style of play as a “Wrecking ball.”

Hamilton, a 6-8 forward from Atlanta, Georgia, spent a year post-graduate at Sunrise Christian Academy before joining Wichita State in 2015. Hamilton averaged 1.3 rebounds and 1.3 points his sophomore season. He appeared in 26 games his sophomore season with the Shockers.

He did not appear in any NCAA Tournament games in either of his two seasons with Wichita State.

Manny De Los Santos
Eric Hamilton attempts a contested jumper.