UConn Loses Another Player; Vance Jackson To Transfer

STORRS, Conn. (CBS Connecticut and AP) – UConn freshman Vance Jackson says he plans to transfer, the second player in a week to leave Kevin Ollie’s program.

The 6-foot-8 swingman joins sophomore forward Steven Enoch, who announced last week he wants his release and will transfer.

Jackson announced his plans Tuesday on Twitter, writing to fans that his decision came “after a bunch of prayers and thinking.”

Jackson was UConn’s best 3-point threat and averaged just over 8 points in the 32 games. UConn finished with a 16-17 record, its first losing season in 30 years.

The 6-11 Enoch averaged just over three points and two rebounds a game.

The school announced last week that assistant coach Glenn Miller had left. Miller was part of Jim Calhoun’s original staff in the 1980s and returned in 2010. No reason was given for his departure.

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