BTN.com staff, BTN.com staff, March 30, 2015
Northwestern freshman guard Johnnie Vassar and Purdue sophomore guard Bryson Scott will transfer, the two programs announced Monday.
Read about both transfers below:
EVANSTON, Ill. – Freshman guard Johnnie Vassar will transfer from Northwestern University head men's basketball coach Chris Collins announced today.
"Johnnie let us know that he has chosen to pursue another university to continue his career," Collins said. "We support his decision and enjoyed having him as a member of the program this season. He is a talented player with a bright future and we wish him nothing but the best in everything he does going forward."
Vassar appeared in 18 games off the bench as a true freshman during the 2014-15 season.
WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. - Sophomore guard Bryson Scott has decided to transfer from the Purdue men?s basketball program and has been granted his release, head coach Matt Painter announced Monday afternoon.
?We thank Bryson for his two years here and wish him well as he pursues his education and basketball career at another institution,? Painter said. ?Bryson has expressed his interest in transferring from our program and we have granted him his release.?
Scott, a 6-1 guard from Fort Wayne, Indiana, averaged 3.8 points, 1.6 rebounds and 1.2 assists per game while appearing in 25 contests a year ago for the Boilermakers. Scott was 30-of-78 (.385) from the field, including 1-of-8 (.125) from three-point range.
During his two years at Purdue, Scott appeared in 57 games, scoring 291 points, grabbing 122 rebounds and dishing out 73 assists.