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Georgia Tech Basketball: Yellow Jackets add F Jordan Usher

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Usher is coming from USC.

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Josh Pastner and the Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets just scored a big pick-up with the announcement of forward Jordan Usher’s transfer from USC.

Usher stands at 6-7, 225 pounds and comes to the Flats after playing with USC for a year and a half. According to the press release, Usher will be eligible to play for the Yellow Jackets in the Spring of 2020. He will then have the remainder of that season, as well as the 2020-2021 season to use his remaining eligibility.

More from the press release:

Usher played in all 36 games with two starts for the Trojans as a freshman in 2017-18, averaging 4.8 points and 2.0 rebounds per game while connecting on 40.9 percent of his three-point field goal attempts. This season, Usher played in 12 games and made two starts, averaging 8.6 points and 3.7 rebounds.

A native of Canton, Ga., Usher played his senior season (2016-17) at Wheeler High School in Marietta. He was a 4-star prospect ranked the nation’s No. 104 prep prospect by 247Sports and led his team to the state class 7A quarterfinals. Prior to that, Usher attended Sequoyah High School in Canton, Ga.

Welcome to the Flats!