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Three LSU basketball players leave team

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Posted: May 13, 2014 10:39 AM by Russell Jones
Updated: May 13, 2014 10:39 AM
Source: WBRZ

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Topics: lsu basketball, johnny jones, Shane Hammink, Anthony Hickey, Malik Morgan

BATON ROUGE - Coach Johnny Jones announced Tuesday that three LSU basketball players will not return to the team for next year's season.

Jones said forward Shane Hammink, guard Anthony Hickey, and guard Malik Morgan will not be a part of the program in 2014-2015.

"We thank them for the contributions they made to the LSU Basketball team and certainly wish them well in their future plans," Coach Jones said.

Hammink played in 21 games this past season and 47 games in his two years at LSU. He averaged1.6 points and 1.4 rebounds for his LSU career.

Hickey played in 96 career games over three years, starting 85 with averages of 9.4 points and 3.3 rebounds over that time span. He had 360 career assists to just 159 turnovers and led the league this past season in assist-to-turnover ratio.

Morgan, who was sidelined by a knee injury and subsequent surgery after the Feb. 8 game with Auburn, played in 52 games with 20 starts. He averaged 4.9 points and 3.0 rebounds.

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