"We understand his desire to leave the program, and we wish him
the best of luck the rest of his career," coach Tubby Smith said in a prepared statement.
After a standout career at St. Thomas Academy in Mendota
Heights, Webster was one of the state's top recruits and signed
with the Gophers under then-coach Dan Monson.
Webster often looked overmatched against Big Ten competition. He
appeared in 28 games last season, starting seven times on a 9-22
team, and averaged 1.2 points, 1.7 rebounds and 9.3 minutes per