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Marvin Jean to transfer from Utah State

Apr 20, 2013, 3:35 PM EDT

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Looks like Marvin Jean is about to go on the market.

The Salt Lake  Tribune is reporting that Jean will be transferring from the Utah State program.

The 6-4, 190-pound Jean averaged 4.8 points, 2.7 rebounds and 1.8 assists for the Aggies last year. He’ll have one year left after coming into the program from Sullivan (N.Y.) Community College before this past season. Sullivan is the same school that produced Cleanthony Early, who helped Wichita State to the Final Four this season.

A Harriman, N.Y. product, Jean was an all-conference performer in junior college.

The loss of Jean doesn’t really hurt Utah State in terms of depth. Even though he was 6-4, the team website listed Jean as a forward. Either way, the Aggies return five guards off their 2012-13 roster, including leading scorer Preston Medlin (16.3 points per game) and Spencer Butterfield and his 12.2 points and 6.6 rebounds per game. Jarred Shaw (14.2 points, 8.8 rebounds) returns for Utah State in the post. In fact, the program loses just one senior overall in Kyisean Reed (12.1 points per game).

Stu Morrill’s program finished last season 21-10 last season, 11-7 in the WAC.

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