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.
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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.