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Wiedeman Transferring To Georgia Southern

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STATESBORO, GA -

Former College of Charleston Forward Trent Wiedeman is transferring to Georgia Southern the school confirmed on Tuesday. 

Wiedeman, who announced he'd be leaving CofC last month, will be reunited with former Cougars coach Mark Byington who was named the new Head Coach of the Eagles on April 1st. 

Wiedeman, who was a preseason All-SoCon selection this season, was limited early in the season due to two separate ankle injuries. He played in 26 of the teams 35 games, starting just 4. His average minutes per game were the lowest of his 3 seasons with the Coguars this year at just 21 per game. His other numbers also dropped with the reduced playing time as his scoring was down over 3 and a half points a game and his 5.5 rebounds per game were the lowest of his college career as well.

For his career, Wiedeman played in 93 games at CofC starting 49 of them averaging 9.6 points and 7 rebounds per game. In addition to his preseason honor this year, he was named to the SoCon All-Freshman team in 2011 and was named to the All-SoCon 3rd team in 2012.

The forward will have to sit out a season as a transfer and can start playing in Statesboro in the 2014-15 season. 

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