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Arizona interested in South Dakota State transfer David Jenkins

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If you’re a transfer and you’re pretty good at basketball, expect to get a call from the Arizona Wildcats.

The UA was linked to another transfer Wednesday, this time South Dakota State guard David Jenkins Jr., who is receiving interest from several major-conference programs, according to ESPN’s Jeff Borzello.

An All-Summit League First Team talent, Jenkins averaged 19.7 points per game this season, with a stellar shooting line of .458/.453/.793. The Tacoma, Washington native averaged 7.7 3-point attempts per game, swishing a school-record 112.

Jenkins announced his decision to explore a transfer after SDSU head coach TJ Otzelberger left for UNLV.

If Jenkins does leave SDSU, the 6-foot-2 guard will have to sit out the 2019-20 season before having two years of eligibility at his new school.

Hazzard update

UC Irvine guard Max Hazzard, the brother of former UA walk-on Jacob Hazzard, announced Tuesday that he is exploring becoming a graduate transfer.

Well, Ellie Lieberman of Mid-Major Madness is reporting that Hazzard, who averaged 12.5 points per game this season, has heard from Arizona.

For more on Hazzard, read our story from Tuesday.

Other players the Wildcats have been connected to this offseason: