Gabe Madsen announced on Monday that he plans to transfer from the University of Cincinnati.
Madsen, a 2020 Mayo High School grad, was a freshman on the Cincinnati men's basketball team. Madsen's twin brother, Mason, also plays at Cincinnati.
Gabe Madsen, a 6-foot-5 guard, was a three-star recruit out of Mayo. He played in two games at the start of the season for the Bearcats before opting out the rest of the year. In those two games, he averaged 1.5 points and 1.0 rebounds per game.
After Madsen left the team he stayed in school at Cincinnati -- which did not have in-person classes -- but he also embarked on a journey across the country for several months with one of his friends.
The Madsen twins played one season of high school varsity basketball in Wisconsin when they were freshmen. They moved to Rochester when their father, Luke, was named the Mayo boys basketball coach and they played three varsity seasons with the Spartans. Both the Madsen twins scored more than 2,000 points in their varsity careers.
Mason Madsen, a 6-3 guard, missed the first eight games with Cincinnati this season due to injuries. But once he returned he made an impact and was a key reserve and he played in 15 straight games.
Mason helped the Bearcats (12-11) reach the championship game of the American Athletic Conference tournament before the team lost to Houston. He averaged 6.5 points, 3.0 rebounds and 1.1 assists per contest.