Junior guard Alex Legion left the Illini basketball team Tuesday afternoon. Legion played minimal minutes in nonconference play this season, averaging just 2.7 points per contest.
The Detroit native had trouble adjusting to Illinois last season after transferring from Kentucky.
"Alex is a good kid who faced a difficult situation in returning to the court last year at semester break," head coach Bruce Weber said in a press release. "He worked hard during his time here and gave great effort. We wish him the best and we'll do whatever we can to help him in his transition."
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