Ouch. Not good for Detroit. Holman is easily the most talented big man in the league. He hasn't been the most productive, but that really hasn't been his fault.
That's at least two critical players in the league (along with Kaylon Williams) whose status is somewhat unclear.
"She would constantly try to throw [Coach Jeter] off and create distractions," said another source who worked in the athletic department and no longer is at UWM. "All the time. It was bad. I felt bad for him all the time. I told him, 'You're a bigger man than I am.' It was brutal. Sabotage was in the cards." -- From the JS story, March 17, 2016
Here's quite an interesting ESPN.com blog post about the Howard transfer. Apparently WMU is not particularly thrilled about it, and Howard appears to have used an absence from the team "for personal reasons" as a cover story for his decision to transfer to Detroit -- a lot like one Eli Holman did.