Washington men’s basketball coach Lorenzo Romar has announced that junior guard Hikeem Stewart of Rainier Beach High will transfer from the school.
“Hikeem is a great young man that I’ve enjoyed coaching and being around as much as any player that’s played for the Huskies, ” said Romar. “We hate to see him leave, but I am fully supportive of his decision, and will sincerely support him in whatever direction he goes.”
Stewart, who played in 38 career games for the Huskies, has been given a full release and can start looking for a new school immediately. He has career averages of 0.6 points, 0.6 rebounds and 6.3 minutes.
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From sports-information reports.