Donte Fitzpatrick-Dorsey’s days as an Ole Miss Rebel appear to be over.
Fitzpatrick-Dorsey, a sophomore guard, asked for and subsequently was granted his release from the basketball program, Ole Miss coach Andy Kennedy revealed on Wednesday. It presumably comes with the intent to transfer.
The Ole Miss basketball twitter account made the news official.
Sophomore G Donte Fitzpatrick-Dorsey has asked for and been granted his release from Ole Miss, head coach Andy Kennedy announced.
— Ole Miss Basketball (@OleMissMBB) April 5, 2017
Fitzpatrick-Dorsey played in 22 games for the Rebels last season, drawing two starts. He averaged 1.4 points in 6.6 minutes of action per game. The meager production was a slight drop from his freshman season, during which he averaged 3.7 points in 12.1 minutes per game.
A Memphis, Tenn. native, Fitzpatrick-Dorsey is likely to be required to sit out the 2017-18 season at his new destination, assuming it is at the Division I basketball level.
Fitzpatrick-Dorsey was the No. 149 player in the 247Sports national composite for the 2015 recruiting class,. He was a finalist for the AAA Mr. Basketball award in Tennessee during his senior season at Southwind High.