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Trey Wade decommits from Nevada due to family reasons

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Just weeks after transferring to the Wolf Pack, forward Trey Wade decommitted from the Wolf Pack, Dushawn London of first tweeted Monday.

The former Wichita State transfer cited the reason to transfer was to seek an opportunity to play closer to home because of his grandfather’s illness.

“Thank you to the Nevada staff and the Wolf Pack community for greeting me with open arms,” Wade, a native of Marietta, Ga., said via his twitter account. “With my grandfather being ill I would hopefully get the opportunity to play at a closer proximity. Family is always first in my book! Thank you again.”

Wade, a 6-foot-6 forward, averaged 6.7 points, a team-high 5.6 rebounds, 1.5 assists, 0.7 blocks and 0.5 steals per game last season with the Shockers. In 53 career games (47 starts) with the Shockers, he averaged 7.1 points, 5.5 rebounds, 1.4 assists, 0.5 blocks and 0.6 steals per game. He shot 41.9 percent from the floor, 31.8 percent from the 3-point line and 57.8 percent from the free-throw line.

Prior to his two-year stint with Wichita State, he spent his first two collegiate seasons at UTEP before spending one season at South Plains College. Wade will have one year of eligibility remaining.

With Wade’s departure, Nevada will have one scholarship available to use for the 2021-22 season.

We wish Trey and his family the best in his future endeavors.