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Five Grad Transfer Guards On Louisville’s Radar

Chris Humphrey

Chris Mack and his staff have made it pretty clear that when it comes to filling out the 2018-19 roster, they’re hoping to be able to pick up multiple players on the grad-transfer market.

As of Friday afternoon, there are five post-graduate players that have received some type of interest from the Louisville staff.

It’s tough to know where Louisville stands with any of the five. Not only because it’s early, but there are many schools involved with all of them.

Joe Cremo: 6-4, Guard – Albany

2017-18 Stats: 17.8 points, 4.2 rebounds and 3.9 assists

Interest from: Creighton, Arizona, Cincinnati, Duke, Ohio State, Marquette, and Cincinnati Wichita St, St Joe’s, Louisville, UConn, West Virginia, Texas Tech, St Bonaventure Seton Hall, and SMU.

Zach Johnson: 6-2, Guard – Florida Gulf Coast

2017-18 Stats: 16.1 points, 3.3 assists, 39% from 3-PT range.

Interest from: Gonzaga, Louisville, VCU, Oklahoma, Miami, Creighton, Dayton, Saint Louis and Xavier.

Johnson has declared for the NBA Draft, but hasn’t hire an agent. He’ll only be transferring if he decides to pull his name from the draft.

Mike Cunningham: 6-1, Guard – USC Upstate

2017-18 Stats: 13.7 points, 3.0 assists and 2.8 rebounds

Interest from: Oklahoma, Oklahoma State, Florida State & Tulane.

Ehab Amin: 6-4, Guard – Texas A&M-CC

2016-17 Stats: 16.9 points, 6.6 rebounds and 3.4 steals.

Interest from: Florida state, Texas A&M, Iowa State, Arizona, Oklahoma state, Louisville, Seton Hall, Nevada, BYU, Ohio State, Texas, Wichita State, NC State and West Virginia

Amin missed the entire 2017-18 season with an injury. He led the country in steals in 2016-17.

Joseph Chartouny: 6-2, Guard – Fordham

2017-18 Stats: 12.2 points, 5.6 rebounds 4.6 assists and 3.3 steals.

Interest from: Marquette, Louisville, SMU, Oregon, Arizona, UConn, Rutgers, Purdue, Butler and Nevada.

Nick Coffey

Nick Coffey is the creator and lead publisher for TheCardinalConnect.com. Along with covering Louisville basketball, football and recruiting, Nick also hosts The Red Zone weekdays from noon – 3:00 PM on Cards Radio 790 KRD.

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