Former CofC guard Zep Jasper commits to Auburn

Former CofC guard Zep Jasper commits to Auburn
Zep Jasper scored 38 points in CofC's overtime win over Columbus State on Saturday (Source: CofC Athletics)

CHARLESTON, S.C. (WCSC) - A week after entering the transfer portal, Zep Jasper has found his new school.

VIDEO: Zep Jasper announces transfer to Auburn

The former College of Charleston star will be moving to Auburn where he’ll have 2 years of eligibility left he announced on Twitter on Thursday.

It was last Thursday that Jasper announced he was leaving the Cougars. He’s one of 5 players from last years CofC team that has entered the transfer portal so far.

“When I came here 3 years ago, I was a young man from Augusta looking for an opportunity and chance to fulfill a lifelong dream.” Jasper wrote in his tweet last week. “Coach Grant gave me an opportunity to make that dream a reality. I am forever grateful for him and the College for their love and support....with that being said, I have entered the transfer portal for my final year of eligibility. Thank you and I will forever be a Cougar!!”

Jasper was named 2nd team All-CAA and to the conference’s All-Defensive team earlier this month after leading CofC in scoring and steals this season as well as being 2nd in rebounding and assists.

He reportedly also had interest from Texas A&M, Pitt and Mississippi State among others.

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