Report: Swopshire To Transfer From Louisville To Northwestern

(CBS) Jared Swopshire, a 6-8 forward from Louisville, will transfer to Northwestern for his senior season, according to the Louisville Courier-Journal.

Swopshire will be eligible to play immediately because he will have graduated from Louisville and will enroll in graduate classes at Northwestern.

The forward started 20 games at Louisville as a sophomore, but missed the entire 2010-11 season with a groin injury and never was able to regain his regular playing time this past season as a junior.

“The opportunity is there for him to start,” Teddy Swopshire, Jared’s father, told the Courier-Journal. “He’s replacing (John) Shurna, so that’s the style he’s going for from an offensive and a playing style standpoint.”

Swopshire averaged 7.5 points per game when he was a regular starter his sophomore year. Last year, while only playing 13.1 minutes per game off the bench, he averaged 3.3 points per game.

More From CBS Chicago

News Via Email
Podcast Network

Watch & Listen LIVE