Baylor and top-100 senior Dominic Woodson part ways

By Jeff Borzello | College Basketball Writer

Baylor has been the epicenter of college basketball roster changes in the past week, with players coming and going seemingly every day.

Less than two weeks ago, top-100 senior Al Freeman chose Baylor after decommitting from UCLA. Last week, Deuce Bello and L.J. Rose both announced their decisions to transfer. Then on Thursday, the Bears added Denver forward Royce O'Neale. They weren't done yet, though.

On Monday, confirmed that incoming freshman big man Dominic Woodson would no longer attend Baylor in the fall.

Sources pointed to the return of big men Cory Jefferson and Isaiah Austin as one of the reasons for the decision. Neither side expected both players to be back in Waco next year. As a result, Woodson is going in a different direction.

Woodson is now easily the best player left on the board in the class of 2013. He was a top-100 recruit and one of the best centers in the country. At 6-foot-10, Woodson is a big body that can finish at the rim and control the boards at both ends. He's not a super athlete, but he's a good passer who knows how to pass out of double-teams.

When he chose Baylor back in November, North Carolina State was the other finalist in his recruitment. A source said that doing a year at a prep school is also "in the discussion."

Since going back on the market, Woodson is looking at Memphis and Marshall. Rhode Island is also involved.

Baylor's incoming recruiting class now includes Freeman, along with four-star forward Ishmail Wainright, center Jonathan Motley and junior college guard Kenny Cherry.

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