Former Kentucky shooting guard Jemarl Baker is hoping to play college basketball this season.
This afternoon, Jon Rothstein of CBS Sports reported on Twitter that the Kentucky transfer and current Arizona Wildcat will “file a waiver with the NCAA with the hope of obtaining immediate eligibility for the 2019-20 college basketball season.”
Sean Miller told reporters that Kentucky transfer Jemarl Baker will file a waiver with the NCAA with the hope of obtaining immediate eligibility for the 2019-20 college basketball season.
— Jon Rothstein (@JonRothstein) September 24, 2019
Baker, who announced his transfer to Arizona on May 14, averaged 2.3 points and shot 31% from three in 9.1 minutes per game in 2018-19.
“I want to thank the Big Blue Nation for supporting me during my two years at Kentucky,” Baker said in a press release at the time of his decision to enter the transfer portal. “You are truly the best fans in the country and I’ve enjoyed my time here wearing the Blue and White.”