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Clemson Basketball: AJ Oliver to Transfer, SG Alex Hemenway Commits

Clemson Basketball: AJ Oliver to Transfer, SG Alex Hemenway Commits
Published On: Mon, Nov 05
Mar 11, 2015; New York, NY, USA; DePaul Blue Demons head coach Oliver Purnell reacts in the first round of the Big East Tournament against the Creighton Bluejays at Madison Square Garden. Mandatory Credit: Noah K. Murray-USA TODAY Sports

Brad Brownell announced this afternoon that redshirt sophomore AJ Oliver will transfer. He appeared in 19 games during the 2017-18 season, averaging 7.2 minutes per contest. Most probably remember his performance against Boston College in the ACC Tournament, when he came off the bench to hit three 3-pointers in the 90-82 win. The 9 points were a career best.

Oliver, originally from Birmingham, played his high school ball at Daniel, and was a 4-star prospect. He is the son of former Tigers Womena€™s Basketball head coach Audra Smith, who was dismissed last spring after five seasons leading the program. She has since been hired by SC State to head up its womena€™s basketball team.

In a statement, Oliver said, a€œI want to thank everybody thata€™s a part of Clemson University and Clemson Basketball for everything they have done for me from the bottom of my heart. The coaches, professors, my teammates, and the other student athletes at Clemson. I wish everyone nothing but the best.a€

And we wish the best for you AJ.

In the same day as Olivera€™s announcement, Brad Brownell landed a commitment from 3-star shooting guard Alex Hemenway out of Castle High School in Newburgh, Indiana.A 

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