Surprise SEC school lands coveted transfer from regular March Madness contender Joe Sargent/Getty Images
PITTSBURGH, PA - MARCH 12: Samir Doughty #2 of the Virginia Commonwealth Rams dribbles past Jared Terrell #32 of the Rhode Island Rams during the championship game of the Atlantic 10 Basketball Tournament at PPG PAINTS Arena on March 12, 2017 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Joe Sargent/Getty Images)

It is officially transfer season in college basketball and it looks like regular March Madness participant and contender VCU is losing a key member of its team. The Rams will lose guard Samir Doughty to Auburn of all schools as he announced on his Twitter:

Doughty is a 6’4″, 175-pound redshirt freshman who recorded 9 points, 3.6 rebounds and 2.1 assists per game last season. He also shot about 41 percent from the floor and 28.4 percent from behind the three-point line. He will have to sit out a year per NCAA transfer rules, but should give coach Bruce Pearl and the Tigers a nice boost when he becomes eligible for the 2018-19 season.


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