USC Adds Transfer Aaron To Men's Basketball Roster|
June 3, 2015
Guard Shaqquan Aaron has transferred to USC from Louisville and will have three seasons of eligibility remaining beginning with the 2016-17 season, it was announced by USC men's basketball head coach Andy Enfield today (June 3).
"We are excited that Shaqquan will join our program," said Enfield. "Shaqquan's terrific skills will compliment our other young players and we believe he will be a special player during his career at USC."
The 6-7 wing was a top 30 recruit in the 2014 class from Rainier Beach High in Seattle, Wash, where he averaged 19.7 points, 8.5 rebounds and 7.5 assists en route to leading his team to the Class 3A title for the second consecutive season and earning 2013-14 Washington Player of the Year honors. The two-time first-team AP Class 3A all-state selection was ranked No. 26 nationally by 247Sports.com, 27th by Scout.com and 30th by Rivals.com. He was also ranked No. 33 in the ESPN 100.
Aaron played in 23 games for Louisville during the 2014-15 season, making two starts, and averaged 1.3 points in 7.2 minutes per game.
Aaron was a member of the 2011 USA Basketball 3x3 Youth World Championship team which finished eighth in the inaugural FIBA international 36-team competition in Rimini, Italy. He also participated with the 2010 USA Developmental National Team and 2011-12 USA Developmental National Team.
His brother Shaddean played basketball at Mercer from 2004-08, totaling 1,115 career points for the Bears. His father Carl played professional basketball in Australia.