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Braxton Key leaving Alabama program

Braxton Key leaving Alabama program
Published On: Fri, Apr 20
Feb 28, 2015; Houston, TX, USA; Charlotte 49ers guard Braxton Ogbueze (1) brings the ball up the court during the first half against the Rice Owls at Tudor Fieldhouse. Mandatory Credit: Troy Taormina-USA TODAY Sports

Braxton Key is leaving the Alabama program.

The former SEC All-Freshman team selection is transferring, the school announced Friday morning.

After leading the Crimson Tide in scoring as a freshman in 2016-17, the 6-foot-8 forward missed the first 10 games of last season due to a knee injury and ended up averaging only seven points per game.

"I met with Braxton on Thursday and had a good talk with him," Tide coach Avery Johnson said in a press release. "Braxton certainly has a bright future, but he has to do what's best for him. We wish him nothing but the best of luck in his future endeavors."


Though Key started 17 games last season, it was very possible that his minutes could have been down next year because of Alabama returning players such as Herbert Jones, John Petty and T

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