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Purdue’s Kendall Stephens Granted Release to Explore Transfer

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.

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