Wednesday April 27th, 2016

Alabama graduate transfer Michael Kessens has committed to Florida International, Jon Rothstein of CBS Sports reported on Wednesday.

Kessens, a 6' 9" forward who is eligible immediately, started 21 games and averaged 3.7 points and 3.5 rebounds for the Crimson Tide last season. He will have one year of eligibility remaining at FIU.

The Switzerland native began his career at Longwood, where he played one season and averaged 13.7 points and 8.8 boards. He then played two seasons at Alabama.

Kessens reportedly also considered Dayton, Wichita State and Stony Brook before choosing FIU.

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FIU finished with a 13-19 record last season in its third season under coach Anthony Evans.

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