Minnesota’s Jamal Mashburn Jr. announces transfer to UNM

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — Minnesota freshman Jamal Mashburn Jr. announced via Instagram that he is transferring to the University of New Mexico.

Mashburn Jr. will be reunited with his former coach Richard Pitino. His family has a connection the Pitino’s — Mashburn Sr. played for Pitino’s father, Rick Pitino, at Kentucky.

Mashburn Jr. had entered the transfer portal last month, right after Richard Pitino was hired as the new UNM men’s basketball coach.

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