Aaron Rountree, a 6-foot-8 transfer from Wake Forest, has committed to Iona and will be immediately eligible next season.The Wichita Falls (TX) native averaged 12.5 points as a freshman and 15.5 points as a sophomore, but was dismissed from the team by Kansas State coach Bruce Weber following the 2014-15 season. He must sit a year and then will have two years of eligibility at Creighton, where he could be a huge plus as the team transitions into the Big East.
I have decided to continue my education and basketball career at Iona College. All glory to God. #GaelNation#TMC — Aaron Rountree III (@DeaconTREE33) April 19, 2015A Wilson, N.C., native, Rountree averaged 2.8 points and 2.5 rebounds last season at Wake Forest. He also visited George Washington, Central Florida and Charlotte. With his addition to a core including A.J. English, Isaiah Williams, Schadrac Casimir and Kelvin Amayo, Iona could have one of its best teams ever. SHELTON MITCHELL TO CLEMSON Shelton Mitchell, a 6-3 guard originally from Oak Hill (VA) Academy, will transfer to Clemson from Vanderbilt and sit out a season. “I just felt comfortable,” he told SNY.tv. “They recruited me when I was younger and I always loved the coaching staff. I just felt that was the right place.” He averaged 4.3 points, 1.9 rebounds, and 3.3 assists per game at Vanderbilt. MARCUS FOSTER TO CREIGHTON Marcus Foster, a 6-3 transfer from Kansas State, Tweeted that he had committed to Creighton during his official visit.