Basketball Transfer May Be an AU Tiger

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Chicago, Ill.--Brandon McGee, a six-foot-seven forward from Crane Tech High School who played this past season at Indiana, could be transferring to Auburn to play basketball for Jeff Lebo's Tigers.

Family members told Inside the Auburn Tigers that there is a chance that forward will make move to Auburn.

Brandon McGee

He averaged 21 points, 12 rebounds and four assists as a senior, his second year to be All-City. He averaged 18 points and 12 rebounds as a junior.

Last season for the Hoosiers, he played in 17 games and averaged 1.5 points and 1.0 rebound per contest.

Brandon McGee

If McGee enrolls at Auburn, he would have to sit out for the 2008-2009 season and would have three years of eligibility starting with the 2008-2009 season.

Indiana coach Tom Crean dismissed McGee from the team in a May 22nd announcement. "Our coaching and support staff tried to make this work out, but we felt that there were some basic standard operating procedures that were not being met," Crean said in his statement. "I feel badly for his family and Coach (Anthony) Longstreet (Crane Head Coach) who were helping us to try and make this work, but in the end it just was not possible to continue in the current direction."

As a high school senior, he was rated as a four star prospect Scout.com power forward prospect in the country. Oregon State is also a program McGee has considered.


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