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Syracuse Lands USF Grad Transfer Geno Thorpe

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Syracuse Lands USF Grad Transfer Geno Thorpe

Syracuse has landed University of South Florida graduate transfer Geno Thorpe.

 

The 6-4 guard led USF in scoring and assists this season, averaging 15.1 points and 4.6 dimes.

 

“It’s official, I’m going to do my fifth-year at Syracuse,” Thorpe, a redshirt junior this year, told Syracuse.com. “It’s definitely a good group of guys.”

 

Syracuse.com’s Mike Waters believes that Thorpe will be a great fit for the Orange next season.

 

“Thorpe can play both guard positions,” Waters wrote. “He will help fill out Syracuse’s thin backcourt, which consists of sophomore Tyus Battle, the returning starter at the off-guard spot; junior Frank Howard, who served as the backup at the point last year; and freshman point guard Howard Washington.”

 

Thorpe transferred to South Florida from Penn State, where he was the team’s fourth leading scorer as a sophomore, averaging 8.7 points and 2.6 rebounds in only 24 minutes a game.

 

He also led the Nittany Lions in free-throw shooting that season, sinking a team-high 83.9 percent (94-112) from the charity stripe.

 

ESPN’s No. 58 ranked point guard in the 2013 high school class, Thorpe averaged 26.3 points as a senior at Shaler HS (Pittsburgh, PA) when he led WPIAL in scoring and was a two-time Pennsylvania Class AAAA First-Team selection.

 

 

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