King leaves Alabama for Middle Tennessee as grad transfer

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. (AP) -- Former Memphis and Alabama forward Nick King will play for Middle Tennessee next season as a graduate transfer. Middle Tennessee announced Wednesday that King has signed with the Blue Raiders. King, who is 6-foot-7, played only seven games for Alabama this season due to a lung infection. He averaged 3.3 points and 2.9 rebounds in those seven games.