After losing Tyler Harris and Cinmeon Bowers to graduation, Bruce Pearl will get another transfer in the fold this season.
Ronnie Johnson, a graduate transfer guard from the University of Houston, committed to play for Pearl and the Auburn Tigers Monday afternoon, per ESPN. He will be immediately eligible to play.
"[Pearl is a great coach who knows the game and is just as competitive as I am," Johnson told ESPN's Jeff Borzello. "[It's] exactly what I want."
Johnson averaged 9.4 points, 2.6 rebounds and 2.9 assists in 22.3 minutes of action per game for the Cougars last season, and tied for fourth in the American Athletic Conference in free-throw percentage at 80 percent.
Johnson came to Houston by way of Purdue, where he was a two-year starter for the Boilermakers before transferring before his junior season.
He, along with incoming freshman Jared Harper, will give the Tigers depth at guard, something they were sorely lacking after the departure of Kareem Canty midway through the season.
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