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Kentucky Transfer Sacha Killeya-Jones Will Pursue A Pro Career Before Ever Playing For NC State

Kentucky Transfer Sacha Killeya-Jones Will Pursue A Pro Career Before Ever Playing For NC State
Published On: Fri, Mar 01
Mar 27, 2015; Houston, TX, USA; Utah Utes guard Delon Wright (55) looks for the ball between Duke Blue Devils guard Matt Jones (13) and guard Tyus Jones (5) during the second half in the semifinals of the south regional of the 2015 NCAA Tournament at NRG Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Kevin Jairaj-USA TODAY Sports

After two seasons at Kentucky, Sacha Killeya-Jones elected to pursue other opportunities, choosing to transfer to NC State to play for Kevin Keatts. However, the talented junior was forced to take his redshirt year in 2018-19 and, before ever playing for the Wolfpack, Killeya-Jones announced on Thursday evening that he will a€œbegin the immediate pursuit of a professional basketball career.a€

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a€” sacha killeya-jones (@SKJ) March 1, 2019

At this time, it is unknown as to what Killeya-Jones will be doing between now and the NBA Draft in June. Beyond that, Killeya-Jones is far from a guarantee to be drafted after appearing for less than 600 minutes of college basketball across two seasons and, with that in mind, many were surprised to see his announcement.

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