(CBSSports.com/Jeff Goodman) –– Keion Bell wants to play at a higher level.
The 6-foot-3 Pepperdine guard, who has just one year left of eligiblity, has decided to transfer from the Waves after a difficult season marred by injuries and a suspension.READ MORE: Firefighters Battling Commercial Building Fire In South El Monte
Bell is explosive and can score the ball. He averaged 18.9 points in 20 games last season and has scored 1,365 points in his three-year career.
Bell told CBSSports.com he will visit Missouri Sunday and he is hoping to take a trip to Texas A&M later this month. Oregon is also involved.READ MORE: Driver Involved In South LA Crash Shot And Killed Minutes After Shooting Just Blocks Away
“It’s not that the WCC is a bad conference,” Bell said. “But it doesn’t compare to the Big 12.”
Bell, who is rehabbing from wrist surgery, said all the coaches are recruiting him as a combo guard who will have to sit out this season and have one year remaining.MORE NEWS: LA City Council Votes to Suspend Mark Ridley-Thomas Following Corruption Charges
“I want to definitely take visits to Missouri and Texas A&M before I make a decision,” Bell said. “