Sources: Nimari Burnett leaving Red Raider basketball team

Sources: Nimari Burnett leaving Red Raider basketball team
Nimari Burnett is the first McDonald's All-American in Texas Tech Men's Basketball history. (Source: Texas Tech Basketball)

LUBBOCK, Texas (KCBD) - Five-star prospect Nimari Burnett has decided to leave the Red Raider basketball program.

The Athletic was the first to report Burnett’s decision.

Burnett was averaging five points, two rebounds and one steal a game.

He played 6 minutes in Tuesday night’s win over Kansas State scoring two points and grabbing two rebounds.

Burnett’s best game was in December when he scored 12 points against Grambling.

He also had 17 steals this season, including six against Grambling.

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