WILMINGTON, NC (WECT) – Tyree Graham is leaving the UNCW basketball team after just one season with the Seahawks. Graham told WECT that he plans to play overseas or to coach.
Graham played in 16 games for the Seahawks this past season and averaged 4.8 points per game. The Durham native didn't see any action in the team's final 8 games.
Graham's road to UNCW was a long one. He started his career at Texas Tech then transferred to Brunswick Community College. During his one season with the Dolphins he helped lead the team to the NJCAA National Tournament. Graham then spent two injury filled season at Rutgers, before coming to UNCW. The NCAA had granted Graham a waiver for a sixth year of eligibility in 2014.
His departure opens a scholarship for Seahawk head coach Buzz Peterson.
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