Update: Per release from Seton Hall, Kevin Johnson will now be allowed to transfer away from Seton Hall, but he cannot attend any school in the Big East. Here is the statement from the school:
Kevin Johnson will not return to Seton Hall University next season. He will be granted his full release by the University.
“Kevin has decided to pursue other basketball opportunities. We appreciate his contributions to our program and wish him much success in his future,” said head coach Kevin Willard.
Johnson appeared in 21 games for the Pirates last season. He averaged 2.5 points and 2.0 rebounds in 7.9 minutes per game.
Earlier: Seton Hall has blocked the transfer of center Kevin Johnson to Cal State-Northridge, according to a report today by Zagsblog writer Adam Zagoria.
Kevin Johnson has been blocked from going to Cal-State Northridge from Seton Hall, sources tell @snytv
— Adam Zagoria (@AdamZagoria) June 11, 2013