Incoming JMU basketball freshman Fowler requests release from NLI

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HARRISONBURG, Va. -- Incoming James Madison men's basketball freshman Mike Fowler has requested a release from National Letter of Intent with the Dukes due to personal reasons.

A JMU spokesperson confirmed the news to WHSV Friday afternoon. Shane Mettlen of the Daily News-Record was first to report the story.

Fowler, a 6'9" forward from Raleigh, North Carolina, signed with JMU in November 2018. He was part of one of the most anticipated recruiting classes in program history.