Memphis transfer schedules VCU visit

WoodsonCBS analyst Jon Rothstein is reporting Memphis Tigers grad transfer Avery Woodson will visit VCU this Thursday followed by a trip to Butler on Saturday.

Woodson spent two seasons at Memphis after a year at East Mississippi Community College and as a graduate transfer would be immediately eligible to play at VCU next season.

While at Memphis Woodson connected on over 40.5% of his 341 three-point attempts, finishing this past season at a 43% mark including an impressive 45.5% in AAC conference play. He averaged 9.6 points this past season and finished with a true shooting percentage of 59.7%, which would’ve ranked fourth on VCU’s team behind Mo Alie-Cox (65%), Justin Tillman (60.2%) and JeQuan Lewis (59.8%) — all of whom return to what could be a very talented 2016-17 Rams squad.

The 6’2 Waynesboro, Mississippi native announced his release a week ago and has been a hot name ever since and has reportedly seen interest from the likes of VCU, Butler, Alabama, Georgia, Miami and UNLV.

A two-time graduate of VCU (School of the Arts '07, Center for Sport Leadership '10), Mat is a co-founder of VCU Ram Nation and a longtime fan as the ...