He joins three other Alabama transferees to find new homes as Juwan Gary joined Nebraska, Jusaun Holt joined Georgia and James Rojas joined Wichita State. Only Alex Tchikou remains in the transfer portal looking for a new school.
Alabama alum and former Crimson Tide walk-on basketball player Britton Johnson announced via social media on Friday morning his intentions to continue his college basketball career with the Samford Bulldogs.
Despite the top tier recruiting class incoming next fall, head coach Nate Oats and his staff aren't done with roster management. Oats and company have turned to the transfer portal to enhance the depth and skills of the 2022 roster.
Alabama redshirt freshman forward Alex Tchikou has entered the transfer portal according to Matt Zenitz of On3 Sports. Tchikou appeared in three games, playing a total of six minutes during the 2021-22 season for the Crimson Tide.
Jones was drafted in the second round by the New Orleans Pelicans with the 35th overall pick in the 2021 NBA Draft. He rose up draft boards with his 2021 SEC Player of the Year season and hasn't stopped improving now that he's in the NBA.
The Alabama Crimson Tide men's and women's basketball program are in post season play but the future looks bright for both programs. Crimson Tide commits Brandon Miller and Karly Weathers earned Tennessee Mr. and Miss Basketball for their senior seasons of high school play.