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2016 McDonald's All-American Enters NCAA Transfer Portal

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Since this year's college basketball season ended abruptly, the offseason is officially underway. As a result, a plethora of players around the country are entering the NCAA transfer portal.

On Thursday morning, UConn head coach Dan Hurley revealed that point guard Alterique Gilbert will enter the portal. He's spent four years with the Huskies, but unfortunately injuries have played a factor.

Gilbert was the No. 32 overall recruit and No. 6 point guard from his class, per 247Sports. He had 13 scholarship offers and was a McDonald's All-American during his final year of high school.

The best season of Gilbert's career with UConn took place in 2019, when he averaged 12.6 points and 3.6 assists per game. His offensive production declined this year, as he averaged 8.5 points per contest.

Hurley shared his thoughts on Gilbert's decision, saying "He needs a fresh start, an opportunity to find a place that can give him everything he needs."

During the first two year of his career at UConn, Gilbert suffered season-ending shoulder injuries.

Although the former four-star recruit hasn't reached his full potential up to this point in his career, there's still time for him to change that.

Gilbert has one year of eligibility remaining.