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A source in the UT athletic department with knowledge of the situation told govolsxtra.com that Trae Golden’s departure from the university is “based on academics” and a result of “repeated plagiarism.” The source also stated that Golden would not be permitted to attend summer school in order to repair his academic standing. The University of Tennessee has a zero-tolerance policy on plagiarism. Trae Golden obviously did not read the university honor code that is placed in every syllabus I have had since I was a freshman — Seth Hughes (@THESethHughes) May 7, 2013 This is the first known explanation of Golden’s departure after head coach Cuonzo Martin addressed the media earlier in the day. It is unknown whether this will be officially confirmed by a university official.
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Tennessee guard Trae Golden has informed the Volunteers' men's basketball coaching staff that he is transferring.
Golden said Tuesday in a university release that "I had a great three years here at Tennessee, but I plan to play my senior year somewhere else."
The 6-foot-2 guard from Powder Springs, Ga., ranked third in the Southeastern Conference with 3.9 assists...
Update: Both the school and Golden have released statements. Tennessee coach Cuonzo Martin had this to say:
“We want nothing but the best for Trae. Everyone associated with our program wants to see him be successful, and we wish him well.”
“I had a great three years here at Tennessee, but I plan to play my senior year somewhere else this fall...
Tennessee guard Trae Golden's roller-coaster junior year has culminated with the biggest twist of all.
Tennessee announced Tuesday that Golden will transfer at the end of the spring semester. Golden, a two-year starter, had placed third in the Southeastern Conference with 3.9 assists per game and was the Vols' third-leading scorer with 12.1 points...
Trae Golden was writing a promising story at Tennessee, leading the Vols to back-to-back NIT berths and emerging as star point guard entering his senior season.
Now, Golden is going elsewhere, reportedly because the story he was writing wasn't his own.
Tennessee announced Tuesday that Golden will transfer at the end of the spring semester. Govolsxtra.com, the school blog of...
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