Former SEMO Basketball star transfers to UT Arlington

Phillip Russell transferring to UT Arlington.
Published: May. 10, 2023 at 7:07 PM CDT
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CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo. (KFVS) - Former SEMO Basketball star Phillip Russell announced on his Instagram account Wednesday night he will transfer to UT Arlington.

Russell led the Redhawks in scoring during the 2022-23 season with an 18-points per game average.

He also played a key role in helping the team win the OVC Championship and qualify for the NCAA Tournament.

Russell will join former SEMO assistant coach Keith Pickens at UT Arlington.