Al Durham still hasn’t come all the way out and said it. He participated in Senior Day ceremonies, but said at the time he had no answer for whether or not he’ll return for the fifth season made possible by the NCAA to deal with the effects of COVID-19.
But Friday morning and early afternoon provided more signs that the senior guard will be ending his Indiana career after four seasons, 123 games, 97 starts, and 1,035 points. One after another, his teammates posted messages of appreciation for Durham’s tenure on their Twitter accounts and Durham made a point to thank each of them. It was another sign, in case one was needed, of how universally respected and adored Durham has been in his time at Indiana.
Those tweets follow.
Update: Durham sent out his on tweet on Friday afternoon that signaled his departure.
Uno Out…Thank You 🙏🏾 pic.twitter.com/ME7Q0dQfAX
— Aljami Durham (@aldurham01) March 12, 2021
— Anthony Leal (@anthonyl3al) March 12, 2021
— TJD (@TrayceJackson) March 12, 2021
— Race Thompson (@RaceThompson1) March 12, 2021
— Rob Phinisee (@robphinisee1) March 12, 2021
— Armaan Franklin (@unkle44artty) March 12, 2021
You rare kid. My dawg headed to the next step and know I got you fasho 🤞🏽💚 pic.twitter.com/b6SMsniorX
— JMo (@juwanmorgan) March 12, 2021
I never got to play with @aldurham01 but he’s one the best teammates I’ve ever been around. I never heard him complain or be selfish one time. Good luck to you brodie 🤝💯
— Parker Stewart (@_PSTEW) March 12, 2021
Thank you @aldurham01 and Cooper Bybee… Y'all taught me things that I can't even put into words. Season didn't exactly turned out the way we wanted, but I am grateful to have had the opportunity to play with y'all🙏
— Jordan Geronimo (@JordanGeronimo2) March 12, 2021
Coop & AD are as good as they get. Thankful to call you guys my brothers. Family for life ❤️ pic.twitter.com/sCx69XI31L
— Joey Brunk (@JoeyBrunk) March 12, 2021
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