TRAE GOLDEN RUMORS & GOSSIP
Trae Golden scored 12 of his game-high 20 points in the second half Sunday, when Georgia Tech rallied from an 11-point halftime deficit to beat North Carolina A&T 78-71.
Georgia Tech (4-1) trailed 37-33 at halftime after missing 10 of 18 free throws, and the Yellow Jackets fell behind 45-36 in the second half when Denzel Keys put back an offensive rebound with 13:43 left in...
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11 days ago
Here are three things we learned from Georgia Tech's 80-71 road victory over Georgia on Friday night marking the first time in 50-plus years the Jackets have won consecutive games at Stegeman Coliseum (1959, 1961).
1. The aptly named Trae Golden will be a real difference-maker for Georgia Tech
The senior transfer, who averaged double-digit scoring his sophomore and junior...
Trae Golden hit his first four shots and went on to lead all scorers with 16 points Monday as Georgia Tech struggled a bit before beating Delaware State 68-50 in McCamish Pavilion.
Golden, a senior guard who transferred from Tennessee over the summer to be closer to his ailing father in metropolitan Atlanta, finished 7-of-10 shooting, but he and the Yellow Jackets (2-0) had just...
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24 days ago
There are over 450 transfers every year in college basketball, and each one of them is a story. But for Tennessee’s Trae Golden, that story isn’t really known.
Golden’s transfer announcement was almost the last of the 450 players on the move, not coming until several days into May. First, it was announced academic issues were the reason he was leaving. But his father quickly...
This may not be on the lines of Bobby Petrino, but reports are surfacing that the misdeeds are just as juicy. According to The Sports Animal 99 of WNML-FM, Jenny Wright, the director of the office of student judicial affairs, has reportedly been fired for failure to cooperate with a UT investigation into whether she had inappropriate relations with student-athletes.
One of those...
Last week, Tennessee point guard Trae Golden announced he would be transferring from the university to play elsewhere for his senior season. The move was a complete surprise to Vols fans, as they’d heard nothing about Golden potentially looking to leave the school.
Many outlets first reported that Golden had academic issues, namely “repeated plagiarism”, and was basically...
Jenny Wright, the recently dismissed director of the office of student judicial affairs, reportedly carried on inappropriate relations with University of Tennessee Volunteers athletes, and accoring to one source of Jimmy Hyams of “The Sports Animal” radio program in Knoxville, at least one of them was with former guard Trae Golden. The Sports Animal has learned that Jenny Wright...
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.
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...
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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...