Junior guard Jaylen Fisher, as quickly because the highest-rated recruit to sign with TCU nevertheless dogged by nagging knee points, is transferring from the school, he and the school confirmed Thursday.
Fisher hasn’t carried out since Christmas as a consequence of a sore knee.
In a press launch posted on his Twitter feed, the Memphis native wrote, partly: “After a lot of time and conversation with family and friends I will be leaving the TCU basketball program. … I just thought at this point in time it is best to continue elsewhere.”
#AllLove 🙏🏻💜 pic.twitter.com/9ocxE9oIn5
— Jaylen Fisher (@areal_hooper) January 17, 2019
The faculty issued a press launch confirming his departure, the Fort Worth Star-Telegram reported.
Fisher carried out in 9 video video games this season, averaging 12.1 elements per recreation. He’ll has two years of eligibility remaining.
His departure is a part of an even bigger story in coach Jamie Dixon’s program. Though the Horned Frogs reached the NCAA Tournament ultimate season for the first time in 20 years, Fisher will develop to be the fourth participant on the current workforce to enter his determine throughout the NCAA swap portal, turning into a member of Yuat Alok, Kaden Archie and Angus McWilliam.
The Horned Frogs are 13-3, 2-2 throughout the Big 12.
Fisher’s effectively being points — he has had 5 knee surgical procedures and suffered a broken wrist in his workforce at TCU — have altered his recreation, the Star-Telegram well-known. He arrived in Fort Worth as a four-star recruit ranked 15th throughout the nation amongst 2016 stage guards, in keeping with 247Sports activities actions, recognized for a slashing, penetrating mannequin. His knee points pressured him to develop to be a spot-up 3-point shooter.