WEST LAFAYETTE, IN – Purdue Boilermakers Head Coach Matt Painter announced today that Kendall Stephens has been granted his request for a transfer release.
Stephens will be given the chance to explore the possibility of a transfer, but the door remains open for his return to Purdue for his Senior year in 2016-17.
“Kendall has asked for his release to explore the possibility of transferring, but he remains a member of our team and the door remains open for his return,” Painter said. “Right now, he is weighing his options.”
Stephens, a 6-7 junior for St. Charles, Illinois, averaged 6.1 points and 1.3 rebounds in 24 games during the 2015-16 season. He made 38 three-pointers to rank fourth on the team, making 31.7 percent of his 120 three-point attempts.
For his career, Stephens has made 175 three-pointers to rank ninth on Purdue’s career three-pointers made list. He has made three or more trifectas in a game 30 times during his career and has averaged 7.8 points, 1.8 rebounds and 1.1 assists per game in 90 career outings.
Purdue finished the 2015-16 season with a 26-9 overall record and a 12-6 mark in the Big Ten Conference.