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Another Departure from NKU Basketball Roster Announced

Redshirt-junior forward Jeff Garrett has been given his release from the Northern Kentucky University men’s basketball program head coach John Brannen announced Thursday.

“This gives Jeff an opportunity to get more consistent playing time,” said Brannen. “I would like to thank him for his contributions to NKU Basketball and wish him the best in his next opportunity.”

A Gadsden, Ala.-native, Garrett saw action in 60 games the last two years, averaging 3.8 points and 3.8 rebounds per game.

The announcement follows the departures of Carson Williams, who transferred to Western Kentucky, and Mason Faulkner, who transferred to Western Carolina.

Northern Kentucky won the Horizon League regular season title this season and lost to Louisville in the opening round of the National Invitation Tournament.

-Staff report

Photo: Jeff Garrett (via NKU)