Derrick Gordon, the former Massachusetts guard who became the first openly gay player to compete in a men's Division I college basketball game in November after coming out in April 2014, has opened up about his decision to transfer to Seton Hall for the 2015-16 season.
Per Matthew Stanmyre of NJ Advance Media, Gordon said that he's not going to Seton Hall as a way to make any kind of political statement about religion or politics:
I mean, I'm there for basketball. All that other stuff is irrelevant to me right now. I was going in there basing my decision on how can they use me, what they need me for and then going from there. I wasn't necessarily looking at it being a Catholic school because regardless of wherever you go, there are always going to be people who talk about you.
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