UNC's DeShields to transfer

By The Sports Network
April 17, 2014 - 4:03pm

Chapel Hill, NC (SportsNetwork.com) - North Carolina standout guard Diamond
DeShields will transfer from the program after just one season, Tar Heels head
coach Sylvia Hatchell announced Thursday.

DeShields was named the National Freshman of the Year by the United States Basketball Writers Association after averaging 18.0 points, 5.4 rebounds and 2.6 assists in 36 games and helping the Tar Heels reach the Elite Eight of this year's NCAA Tournament.

"I do not know or understand why Diamond DeShields has decided to leave the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill," said Hatchell, who sat out this past season while battling leukemia that has since gone into remission. "It breaks my heart that I will not have the opportuni