The South Carolina men’s basketball program announced the addition of graduate transfer Frank Booker on Monday.
Bookeris a 6-foot-4 graduate transfer from Florida Atlantic. He was born in Iceland, prepped at Westside (Ga.) High, a two-year player at Oklahoma and a 10-game starter in his one eligible year in Boca Raton.
He graduated in May with a degree in communications. He is immediately eligible and fills the vacant scholarship on the roster.
Booker was the region player of the year at Westside after averaging nearly 28 points per game as a senior. At Oklahoma, he averaged 5.1 points in two years as the Sooners advanced to the 2015 Sweet 16.
Booker transferred to FAU in search of more playing time and a college closer to home. At OU, he was known as a long-range shooter; with the Owls, he was second on the team with 119 attempts from the 3-point line and he hit 35 (29.4 percent). Booker averaged 16.7 minutes per game.