Report names 3 leading teams to land transferring Florida PG Andrew Nembhard
Less than two weeks ago, Andrew Nembhard surprised many Florida basketball fans when he confirmed reports that he would be entering the NCAA transfer portal and leaving UF.
Now, a college basketball insider is reporting that 3 programs have emerged as leading destinations for the sophomore point guard. Jon Rothstein of CBS Sports reports, per his sources, that Duke, Gonzaga and USC have emerged as potential landing spots for the former 5-star recruit.
Nembhard, originally from Aurora, Ontario, Canada, started every game at Florida since his 2018 arrival. In those 67 games, he totaled 636 points (9.5 ppg) and 367 assists (5.5 apg). As a sophomore, Nembhard boosted his scoring average by 3.2 points per game, up to 11.2 points. This past season, he also averaged 5.6 assists, 3.0 rebounds and 1.1 steals per outing.
Nembhard opted to enter the transfer portal after testing the NBA Draft waters.
“Given the disruption and uncertainty surrounding this year’s NBA Draft process and the NBA season, I felt it would be in my best interest to return to college and focus on continuing to develop as a player and an individual,” he wrote in a thank you note to Florida fans announcing his departure.
Sources: Duke, Gonzaga, and USC have all emerged as leading candidates to land Florida transfer Andrew Nembhard.
— Jon Rothstein (@JonRothstein) June 10, 2020