Guard Jahvon Quinerly transfers to Alabama from Villanova

first_img Juwan Howard cries ‘tears of joy’ during Michigan introduction Quinerly, who initially committed to Arizona but decommitted from the program in 2017, played one season with the Wildcats and will have three years of eligibility remaining. “Jahvon is a dynamic guard that plays best in the open floor. He’s a perfect fit with the way we play,” Oats said. “He’s a playmaker that makes plays for both himself and his teammates. He makes everyone around him better. I’ve thoroughly enjoyed getting to know him and his family throughout this recruiting process. He comes from a great close-knit family and is the type of high-character individual we’re looking to bring into our program here.” Related News Quinerly had hinted at the move before it became official.🐘 I’m home.— Jahvon Quinerly (@RealJahvonQ) June 3, 2019IT’S OFFICIAL‼️ Welcome Jahvon Quinerly to the @AlabamaMBB family!Full release below⤵️🔗https://t.co/1S5uxeWJJQ#RollTide pic.twitter.com/JpTEsAwCuI— Alabama Men’s Basketball (@AlabamaMBB) June 3, 2019Quinerly, 20, averaged 3.2 points and 9.1 minutes per game through 25 contests for Villanova last season as the Wildcats finished as Big East regular season and tournament champions before losing in the second round of the NCAA Tournament.center_img Jahvon Quinerly is heading south.The freshman guard and former five-star recruit has transferred from Villanova to Alabama, Crimson Tide coach Nate Oats announced Saturday. 5-star recruit RJ Hampton spurns NCAA to go pro in New Zealandlast_img read more