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All-Conference Guard Announces Possible Transfer For Final Season

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LOUISVILLE, KY - MARCH 21: A general view of the court ahead of the game between the UCLA Bruins and UAB Blazers in the third round of the 2015 NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament at KFC YUM! Center on March 21, 2015 in Louisville, Kentucky. (Photo by Andy Lyons/Getty Images)

Matt Mooney has been one of the best mid-major scorers in the country for two years. The All-Summit League player announced today that he may transfer.

Mooney is coming off of his second year of at least 18 points per game for South Dakota. He finished with a career-high 18.7 points per night as a junior.

That was good enough to earn him a first team All-Summit League team nod. It was his second straight season receiving that honor.

In 2016-17, he averaged 18.6 points. He actually shot slightly better from the field and from three-point range as a sophomore.

In 2016-17, he was at .460 from the floor and .367 from three. This season, he shot .445/.352, but his free throw shooting improved from .717 to .829, making him a very reliable asset at the stripe.

There will be plenty of suitors for the 6-foot-3 rising senior. We should find out who will get involved pretty soon.

Matt Mooney announced his transfer this after noon via Twitter.

He has received his release from USD. However, he is leaving open the possibility of staying with the Coyotes.

Mooney began his career at Air Force. As a freshman, he played 6.9 points in just over 19 minutes per night for the Falcons.

He left the school after alleging that he and other freshmen at the academy were bullied. He wound up going with South Dakota, and played extensively after his year out as a transfer.

Now, it looks like Matt Mooney could wind up with a third collegiate team. Of course, he's excelled at South Dakota, but it seems likely that he'll wind up with some pretty significant opportunities.