Former Wisconsin guard Connor Essegian headed to Nebraska


MADISON – Former Wisconsin guard Connor Essegian has a new home.

Essegian, who declared his intention to transfer on March 24, announced Sunday that he has committed to Nebraska.

He is the third former UW player this cycle to announce his transfer destination.

AJ Storr moves to Kansas and Isaac Lindsey moves to South Dakota State.

Essegian started 19 games and played in 35 as a freshman. He averaged 11.7 points per game and shot 35.9% from three-point range on a team that reached the NIT semifinals.

A back injury suffered in the opener against Arkansas State didn’t help his situation and Essegian struggled defensively.

He averaged just 3.2 points and 7.3 minutes per game, shot just 30.3% from three-point range (20 of 66) and 38.5% overall (37 of 96) and did not play in the last three games of your.