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High flying forward AJ Wilson is transferring to USC (gomason.com)

USC basketball coach Frank Martin Wednesday added a second transfer piece to his reforming roster for 2021-22 in 6-7 AJ Wilson of George Mason. He’s the second transfer to announce plans to join Martin’s program following last Saturday’s commitment from 6-2 Chico Carter Jr. of Murray State. Wilson would be the 13th scholarship player on the roster if there are no more defections, but more are expected.

Here’s a recap of Wilson’s 20-21 season from the George Mason basketball website:

  • A-10 All-Defensive Team
  • Ranked second in the conference and in the top-25 nationally in blocks (2.3/game)
  • Became Mason’s all time leader in career blocks (212) in his final game vs. Davidson
  • Ranked second on the team in offensive rebounds (34)
  • Team highs in blocks (5), steals (3) vs. Queens
  • Game highs in points (22), rebounds (10) and blocks (4) in Dec. 21 win vs. VMI
  • Nine points, six rebounds, four blocks at Massachusetts…Notched 13 points (6-12 FG) and two blocks at Dayton
  • Recorded 13 points, six rebounds and three blocks vs. VCU
  • Team-high 16 points to go along with six rebounds and three blocks vs. Richmond on Jan. 9
  • Posted a double-double (15 pts, 12 reb) and made 6-of-8 field goal attempts in the Jan. 13 win over La Salle
  • 14 points, six blocks, four rebounds vs. Saint Joseph’s
  • Recorded his 200th career block at St. Bonaventure on Jan. 30
  • Notched 16 points (7-12 FG), six rebounds and a game-high four blocks on Senior Day vs. La Salle

Wilson played 114 games in his career at GM and averaged 6.8 points and 4.5 rebounds per game. He shot 45% from the floor and 57% from the line.

Potential USC 2021-22 roster

  • 6-2 Seventh Woods
  • 6-2 Jacobi Wright
  • 6-2 Chico Carter Jr.
  • 6-4 Devin Carter
  • 6-5 Carlous Williams
  • 6-6 AJ Lawson
  • 6-6 Trey Anderson
  • 6-7 Ja’Von Benson
  • 6-7 AJ Wilson
  • 6-8 Alanzo Frink
  • 6-8 Ta’Quan Woodley
  • 6-9 Tre-Vaughn Minott
  • 6-10 Wildens Leveque

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