Point guard Jeremy Lieberman will transfer from Wyoming for his final year of eligibility. The news was first made public by Lieberman’s friend and trainer Clint Parks and later confirmed by UW athletics.
“Thankful Wyoming gave a little guard from Malibu the opportunity to live his dream,” Parks tweeted, along with a photo of Lieberman and former Wyoming coach Larry Shyatt. “He will be transferring for his final year.”
Lieberman averaged 4.8 points and 2.5 assists his junior season, seventh and second on the team, respectively. He started 37 games for Wyoming, missing only the Utah State game in Laramie due to illness.
“We thank Jeremy for his contributions to our program over these past three seasons, and we wish him well in the future,” head coach Allen Edwards said in Wyoming’s release, which stated he would have no further comment on Lieberman’s transfer.
Parks, co-founder of Team Eleate club team and development organization, confirmed to the Star-Tribune that Lieberman is transferring and said the 6-foot-1 guard does not know where he plans to play his final collegiate season.
With Lieberman departing, the Cowboys will have one remaining scholarship for the 2017-18 season. A source had previously told the Star-Tribune that four-star 2017 signee Hunter Thompson, a Pine Bluffs center who had planned to walk on for a season, would receive a scholarship as a freshman if one became available due to transfer.
Lieberman started 22 games his sophomore season, averaging 4.0 points and 1.2 assists per game. As a true freshman in 2014-15, Lieberman played in 25 games, averaging 1.4 points per game, on the Wyoming team that went on to win…