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UND's Kinsey announces plans to grad transfer

UND guard Jafar Kinsey announced Thursday plans to graduate transfer for his senior season next year.

Kinsey, a 6-foot-3, 200-pound Syracuse, N.Y., native, appeared in 26 games last year and made three starts for the Fighting Hawks. He averaged 1.9 points and 1.0 rebounds.

“I’d like to thank the University of North Dakota for a great two years,” Kinsey posted to his Twitter account. “After talking with friends and family, I’ve decided I will be exploring grad-transfer options. I’m excited for this next stage in my life and I’m very thankful for the opportunity UND has presented me.”

Kinsey, who redshirted at UND in the 2016-17 season, came to Grand Forks from Des Moines Area Community College, where he averaged 17.2 points, 5.5 rebounds and 3.2 assists.

Kinsey spent his first college season at Robert Morris, where he played in 14 games sparingly for the Colonials.

Tom Miller

Miller has been with the Grand Forks Herald sports department for the past 13 years. He's also a Grand Forks native and UND graduate. 

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