Cancel those Eloy Vargas Dominican Republic basketball jerseys you just ordered – our boy Eloy is returning home. Eloy will not continue the pursuit of Olympic gold with the Dominicans. He will return to Lexington this week to begin his senior year of college at UK.
Eloy saw very limited action for the Dominican team in the two exhibition games in Kentucky. He only played in the final minute of the first game in Lexington and he checked in for a quick dunk and a couple of turnovers in Louisville.
No word on whether or not he got to keep the rain coat, but the photo and the memories are his forever: