STORRS, Conn. (AP) — Nahiem Alleyne, who helped Virginia Tech to the ACC match title final season, will switch to UConn, the Huskies introduced on Friday.
The 6-foot-4 guard joins Tristen Newton, who introduced plans earlier this month to switch to Connecticut from East Carolina.
Each gamers are rising seniors, however may have two years of eligibility, due to the additional yr granted to these affected by the COVID-19 pandemic.
Alleyne began all 36 video games final season for Virginia Tech, averaging 9.6 factors a sport, capturing 37% from 3-point vary.
This offseason, UConn has misplaced 4 gamers to the switch portal and two extra — guards R.J. Cole and Tyrese Martin — opted to show professional somewhat than return for his or her further COVID-19 yr.
The Huskies are coming off a 23-10 season, dropping within the first spherical of the NCAA Event to New Mexico State.
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