NC State

NC State announces graduate transfer Freeman will join Pack

Posted April 20

Graduate transfer Al Freeman will join Kevin Keatts' roster at NC State this summer, the university announced Thursday morning. Freeman will graduate from Baylor University in May has one year of eligibility remaining.

"Al is a wonderful young man and will be a great addition to our team," Keatts said. "I was very impressed with his demeanor and maturity when we had him on-campus and think he will be an excellent leader for our team.

โ€œAl is a big guard that can make plays with the basketball in his hands and can guard all three perimeter positions. His versatility at the guard position will add great value to our roster. He was won a number of college basketball games and brings a lot of positive, winning intangibles to our program.โ€

Freeman started 57 of his 99 career games at Baylor and averaged 8.1 points per game. He connected on 114 three-pointers in his three years as a Bear and shot 37.2 percent from long range. Freeman also accumulated 128 assists and 50 steals in his three years at Baylor and shot 81.4 percent from the foul line.

Last season, Freeman averaged 9.7 points per game and finished second on the team with 44 three-pointers. As a sophomore in the 2015-16 season, Freeman averaged 11.3 points per game and ranked second on the team with 50 three-pointers made while also shooting 85.3 percent from the free throw line. He also averaged 3.4 rebounds per game and passed out 50 assists as a sophomore.

The 6-foot-3 guard was named second-team Academic All-Big 12 in each of first two seasons at Baylor and is a three-time Big 12 Commissionerโ€™s Honor Roll member.

Freeman is originally from Charlotte, NC and attended Olympic High School and averaged 17.6 points, 5.8 rebounds, 4.3 assists and 1.3 steals per game as a junior to help lead the Trojans to a 28-2 record. He transferred to Findlay Prep in Henderson, Nev., for his senior season and led the Pilots to a 35-1 record and number three national ranking in the USA Today Super 25. A consensus top-100 recruit, he originally signed a national letter of intent to play at UCLA, but was granted a release when UCLA made a coaching change.

Comments

Please with your WRAL.com account to comment on this story. You also will need a Facebook account to comment.

Oldest First
View all
  • HighSchoolOT Live: Kickoff special

    Tomorrow at 7:00 pm on WRAL-TV

  • Football Friday

    Tomorrow at 11:35 pm on WRAL-TV

  • Premier League Soccer: Stoke City vs. Arsenal

    Saturday at 12:30 pm on WRAL-TV

  • Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series #3: Bristol

    Saturday at 7:00 pm on WRAL-TV

  • P&G Gymnastics Championships

    Sunday at 1:00 pm on WRAL-TV

  • AVP Pro Beach Volleyball: Manhattan Beach

    Sunday at 2:30 pm on WRAL-TV

  • Golf: Solheim Cup

    Sunday at 4:00 pm on WRAL-TV

  • Premier League Soccer : Manchester United vs. Leicester

    Saturday, Aug. 26 at 12:30 pm on WRAL-TV

  • NFL Football Carolina Panthers at Tennessee Titans

    Saturday at 2:00 pm on 99.9 The Fan

  • NFL Football Indianapolis Colts at Dallas Cowboys

    Saturday at 7:30 pm on 99.9 The Fan

Minor League Baseball
International League
Rochester 9:05 PT10:05 MT11:05 CT12:05 ET10:05 MT12:05 ET5:05 GMT1:05 北京时间
Columbus 
Lehigh Valley 9:05 PT10:05 MT11:05 CT12:05 ET10:05 MT12:05 ET5:05 GMT1:05 北京时间
Norfolk 
Indianapolis 10:05 PT11:05 MT12:05 CT1:05 ET11:05 MT1:05 ET6:05 GMT2:05 北京时间
Buffalo 
Durham 3:35 PT4:35 MT5:35 CT6:35 ET4:35 MT6:35 ET11:35 GMT7:35 北京时间
Syracuse 
Gwinnett 4:05 PT5:05 MT6:05 CT7:05 ET5:05 MT7:05 ET12:05 GMT8:05 北京时间
Scranton/Wilkes-Barre 
Toledo 4:05 PT5:05 MT6:05 CT7:05 ET5:05 MT7:05 ET12:05 GMT8:05 北京时间
Charlotte 
Pawtucket 4:05 PT5:05 MT6:05 CT7:05 ET5:05 MT7:05 ET12:05 GMT8:05 北京时间
Louisville 
Womens British (LPGA)
PosNameScoreThru
1I. Kim-18F
2J. Ewart Shadoff-16F
3tG. Hall-13F
3tC. Masson-13F
3tM. Wie-13F
6J. Shin-12F
7tS. Feng-11F
7tH. Kim-11F
7tS. Lewis-11F
7tA. Nordqvist-11F
View Full Leaderboard
 
Paul Lawrie (EURO)
Leader in BOLD/CAPS
MatchHScore
Im v BJERREGAARD141 and 4
Fisher v FRITSCH181 up
Jamieson v PAISLEY22 up
Morrison v KIMSEY172 and 1
WALL v Walker181 up
Havret v PORTEOUS172 and 1
OTAEGUI v Stal164 and 2
Hanson v BERTASIO172 and 1
Drysdale v JACQUELIN182 up
Rock v Warren18AS
Colsaerts v WU153 and 3
KARLBERG v Wallace145 and 4
CAMPILLO v Aguilar152 up
Peterson v Donaldson15AS
Molinari v Karlsson14AS
CHESTERS v Gouveia132 up
Detry v De La Riva5AS
Elvira v WALTERS41 up
Bland v Canizares3AS
Hanson v LAWRIE11 up
BOURDY v Fraser21 up
Kieffer v Carlsson00 and 18
Jensen v Knappe00 and 18
Dredge v Dubuisson00 and 18
Pavon v Ilonen00 and 18
Quesne v Siem00 and 18
Dunne v Holman00 and 18
Fahrbring v Edfors00 and 18
Southgate v Wattel00 and 18
Carlsson v Brooks00 and 18
Ramsay v Lewis00 and 18
Lombard v Gros00 and 18
View Full Leaderboard
Fiji Intl (EURO)
PosNameScoreThru
1D. Pearce-618
2tB. Campbell-518
2tD. Valente-518
4tA. Bland-418
4tG. Green-418
4tD. McKenzie-418
4tP. Wilson-418
8tD. Brandt-Richards-318
8tA. Connelly-318
8tR. Gangjee-318
View Full Leaderboard
 
3M Championship (CHMP)
PosNameScoreThru
1P. Goydos - z-20F
2G. Sauers - y-20F
3tB. Jobe-18F
3tS. Stricker-18F
3tK. Sutherland-18F
6S. Verplank-17F
7tM. Dawson-16F
7tK. Perry-16F
7tW. Short, Jr.-16F
7tD. Waldorf-16F
View Full Leaderboard
z = Won in Playoff   y = Lost in Playoff
 
WTA Scoreboard
Thursday, Aug. 17
Western & Southern Open (ATP/WTA)
Third Round
(2) S. Halep 
(15) A. Sevastova 
(8) S. Kuznetsova 
C. Suarez Nav 
(6) C. Wozniacki 
A. Barty 
(4) G. Muguruza 
(16) M. Keys 
(7) J. Konta 
(11) D. Cibulkova 
(1) K. Pliskova 
C. Giorgi 
(5) E. Svitolina 
J. Goerges 
S. Stephens 
E. Makarova