Burns transfers from Tennessee to hometown Winthrop

Former Tennessee forward D.J. Burns announced Thursday that he is transferring to Winthrop.

Winthrop is located in Rock Hill, S.C., which is Burns’ hometown.

“IT FEELS GOOD TO BE HOME!!” Burns tweeted while showing himself wearing a Winthrop uniform.

The 6-foot-9 Burns redshirted in 2018-19 at Tennessee in his first season on campus. He entered the NCAA transfer portal on July 1.