John Gillon to transfer to Syracuse

Syracuse picked up a pledge from 6-foot Colorado State graduate transfer John Gillion, per a source.

Colorado State transfer John Gillon will transfer to Syracuse, a source informed Scout. 

Gillion, who also considered Texas A&M and Oklahoma, took a visit to Syracuse this past weekend.

As a junior, Gillon, a 6-foot, 170-pound guard, averaged 13.2 points, 3.8 assists and 2.9 rebounds a game.

During his freshman and sophomore seasons, Gillon averaged just under 40-percent from three. Last season he shot 33-percent from long range.

Gillon will be eligible to play for Jim Boeheim right away. 

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