Sophomore Julien Lewis to transfer from Texas


Sophomore Julien Lewis was granted a release and will transfer from the program Texas announced through Twitter on Tuesday afternoon.

Lewis is the fourth Longhorn to leave Texas this semester. Sophomores Sheldon McClellan and Jaylen Bond announced their intents to transfer in March and Sophomore Myck Kabongo declared for the NBA draft last month.

The Longhorns finished this past season with a record of 16-18 and missed the NCAA tournament for the first time under Texas head coach Rick Barnes.

Lewis started in 21 games for the Longhorns this past season averaging 11.2 points per game. The sophomore from Galveston, TX shot .398 from the field and .351 beyond the 3-point arc this past season.