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LJ Cryer announces transfer to Coogs

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POSTED: April 9, 2023 -- 2:51 p.m. CT

Sunday afternoon, LJ Cryer, 6'1", 190-pound guard, announced he's transferring to the Houston Cougars men's basketball program.

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Cryer comes to Houston after attending Baylor University and playing basketball for the Bears. Cryer has not utilized his COVID (extra) year; therefore, he could have 2 seasons of collegiate eligibility remaining.

Cryer averaged 15.0 points, 2.1 rebounds, and 2.0 assists per game in the 2022-23 season. Cryer shot 45.3 fg%, 41.5 3pt%.

Cryer's assist-to-turnover ratio in 2022-23 was 1.3-to-1 (63 assists, 48 turnovers).

He appeared in 20 games off the bench as a true freshman during Baylor's 2020-21 national championship season. Cryer dealt with foot discomfort during the 2021-22 season and had offseason foot surgery. He missed 15 games in 2021-22 battling discomfort -- including 12 of last 13 games.

Cryer shot 42.5% (148 for 248) from 3 during his career at Baylor.

YouTube short: LJ Cryer is a Coog. Coog fans, the sky didn't fall.

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