Alabama men’s basketball Star Jahvon Quinerly announced Sunday night that he will enter the transfer window.
Quinerly released a statement on social media in which he thanked Crimson Tide fans for their support over the past three seasons.
“The relationships I’ve built go beyond basketball and that’s something that made my decision to enter the transfer portal difficult for me,” Quinerly wrote in part of the his statement.
“My basketball journey is something that any student-athlete can only dream of. It certainly comes with its share of ups and downs but I’ve been very fortunate to have a wonderful support system to will help me in some of my difficult moments and I think that’s what makes this message so emotional but also exciting to share with everyone.”
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Because he is a graduate transfer, Quinerly will not need a waiver and thus will be immediately eligible to play for any program he lands. His next school was his third in the NCAA, which began his college career in Villanova.
Quinerly, a former five-star recruit from the class of 2018, transferred to Alabama for his redshirt sophomore season. He tore his ACL in March of 2022, leading head coach Nate Oats to use him in a bench role last season, when he averaged 8.7 points, 3.6 assists, and 1.9 rebounds per game. game.