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BYU Freshman Braeden Moore Enters NCAA Transfer Portal

Mar 18, 2023, 9:32 PM

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BYU basketball forward Braeden Moore is in the NCAA Transfer Portal after one season with BYU. (Jaren Wilkey/BYU Photo)

(Jaren Wilkey/BYU Photo)

PROVO, Utah – BYU freshman Braeden Moore has entered the NCAA Transfer Portal.

Moore is the first scholarship player from BYU’s program to enter the portal in the 2023 cycle. He joins walk-on Hao Dong as the second portal entrant.

A 6-foot-9, 210-pound frontcourt player, Moore didn’t play this season for BYU. He was a redshirt prospect early in his freshman season.

During training camp last October, Moore was switched from being a wing player to playing the five. It was a big transition for Moore, who never played that position during his prep career.

Moore signed with BYU after a year at Kanye West’s Donda Academy. The Donda Academy squad that Moore was part of graced the cover of SLAM magazine.

Before enrolling at the Donda Academy, Moore prepped at Christ Presbyterian Academy in Nashville, Tennessee.

With Braeden Moore now in the portal, BYU has two scholarships available for the 2023-24 season. The Cougars had two graduating seniors from last year’s team in Gideon George and Rudi Williams, but one of those scholarships will be occupied by returning missionary Jake Wahlin.

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Mitch Harper is a BYU Insider for KSLsports.com and host of the Cougar Tracks Podcast (SUBSCRIBE) and Cougar Sports Saturday (Saturday from 12–3 p.m.) on KSL Newsradio. Follow Mitch’s coverage of BYU moving to the Big 12 Conference on Twitter: @Mitch_Harper.

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