UPDATE: Former Illinois State University men’s basketball guard Lijah Donnelly has transferred to Lincoln College to become a Lynx. The Lynxes went 20-13 through the 2019-2020 season and reside in the NJCAA Division II level.

According to Verbal Commits, Donnelly entered the transfer portal Tuesday evening.

Verbal Commits is a well-known source for all Division I, II and III commits and transfers.

Donnelly played primarily a bench role for the Redbirds this past season where he averaged 1.1 points per game in 4.6 minutes of average playing time.

Before playing for Illinois State, Donnelly played for the University of Illinois at Springfield where as a sophomore he averaged 7.6 points per game and three assists per contest. Donnelly started in 13 games for UIS and poured in a season high 17 points against Rockhurst University.

Donnelly joins fellow former teammates Matt Chastain, Taylor Bruninga and Rey Idowu as Redbirds to depart from the team this offseason.


JAKE FOGAL is a Sports Editor for The Vidette. He can be contacted at vidette_jpfogal@ilstu.edu Follow him on Twitter at @jfogal5

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