Found May 07, 2013 on
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 per game and was the Volunteers' third-leading scorer with 12.1 points per game as a junior this past season. He started 57 games over the last two years.
Tennessee coach Cuonzo Martin said in a statement that "everyone associated with our program wants to see him be successful, and we wish him well."
BEST OF MAXIM
WRITING HIS TICKET OUT
Tennessee point guard Trae Golden is leaving the school and basketball program. It's reportedly because of very specific academic issues.
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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