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Ahmad Gilbert to Transfer from Program

Sophomore wing Ahmad Gilbert will transfer from Minnesota opening up a scholarship to add another player this spring.

Sophomore guard Ahmad Gilbert, Jr., will transfer from the University of Minnesota and continue his collegiate career at a different school, head coach Richard Pitino announced Tuesday.

“Ahmad has been a consummate teammate throughout his time here, and a big part of our team’s success,” said Pitino. “His energy and spirit both on and off the court have been extremely valuable to me and our team. I am sure he will achieve great things as he continues his career.”

Gilbert will have two years of on-court eligibility remaining upon his transfer.

A native of Philadelphia, Gilbert spent two seasons in the Maroon and Gold, appearing in 36 games with six starts. He totaled 96 points (2.7 ppg), 54 rebounds (1.5 rpg), 19 assists, 15 steals and five blocks while averaging 10.3 minutes per contest in his Gopher career.

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