Former Hofstra star Aaron Estrada is moving to Alabama, according to him Twitter.

The 6-foot-3 guard, who transferred from Oregon to Hofstra in 2021, has helped lead the Pride to more than 20 back-to-back seasons over the past two years.

The Woodbury, N.J., native is averaging 20.3 points, 5.4 rebounds and 4.1 assists this year, along with 1.4 steals.he was Conference coaches unanimously vote CAA Player of the Year. He also received an award for the 2021-22 season.

Estrada flourished under head coach and former NBA player Speedy Claxton. The team finished the season with a stunning 23-8 record, earning the top seed in the Colonial Athletic Association (CAA) tournament. They lost in the playoffs but qualified for the NIT Tournament, where they beat Rutgers in the first round before losing to fourth-ranked Cincinnati.

His best scoring night of the season came against Elon, where he scored 40 points on 8-of-15 3-pointers.After this impressive performance, he scored 25 points in his next game against Charleston, which earned him the ESPN’s “Player of the Week” award.

In April, he announced that he would be entering the transfer portal for his final season at college.

“The past two years have been a wonderful time with The Pride and have been very exciting for my family,” he wrote in a statement Twitter. “The experience at Hofstra was like no other and will forever remain in my heart and throughout my journey.”

He went on to thank Hofstra and his coaching staff, including Clarkston.

“From day one, all they did was help me develop and be the best version of myself, and I will always be honored for that,” he said.

Estrada will join the Crimson Tide basketball team, which has qualified for the NCAA Tournament in three straight seasons under head coach Nate Oates. In the most recent playoffs, Alabama reached the Sweet Sixteen before being eliminated by San Diego State, which eventually lost to UConn in the final.

Here are the highlights of Estrada’s senior season.

FILE – Hofstra guard Aaron Estrada (4) passes by Arkansas guard JD Notae (1) during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game in Little Rock, Arkansas on Dec. 18, 2021. The Oregon transfer was a Colonial Athletic Association player last season in his first year at Hofstra. (AP Photo/Michael Woods, File)

Above: FILE – Hofstra guard Aaron Estrada (1) dribbles during a game this season. (Image credit: Hofstra Athletics/ FacebookGoHofstra website)

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