UK guard Quade Green to transfer

UK guard Quade Green to transfer
Sophomore guard Quade Green announced December 12 that he will be transferring from the school. (Source: WAVE 3 News)

LEXINGTOn, KY (WAVE) - The University of Kentucky says sophomore guard Quade Green has notified the school of his decision to transfer.

Under NCAA rules, Green, who appeared in 43 games over parts of two seasons, can transfer to any school without any restrictions.

“I have loved my time at Kentucky and love Coach Cal and the staff,” Green said in a statement from UK announcing his transfer. “This was a difficult decision and one I didn’t take lightly. However, after talking with my family and the coaching staff, I just felt like it was best that I explore other opportunities for my athletic and academic future. I have enjoyed my time at Kentucky and I’ll never forget the Big Blue Nation for its love and its support.”

“Quade has my full support with this decision," said UK head coach John Calipari. "We haven’t had many kids leave, but when we do, we always support them and, in just about every case, stay in touch with each other. I hope that will be the case with Quade.”

During his time at UK, Green appeared in 43 games over parts of two seasons. He averaged 9 points and 2.6 assists per game.

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