Rutgers' Austin Carroll Transferring To American, According To Report

NEW YORK, NY - MARCH 06: Head coach Mike Rice of the Rutgers Scarlet Knights coaches from the sideline against the Villanova Wildcats during their first round game of the 2012 BIG EAST Men's Basketball Tournament at Madison Square Garden on March 6, 2012 in New York City. (Photo by Chris Trotman/Getty Images)

Rutgers basketball transfer Austin Carroll has found a new home, Jeff Borzello of CBS Sports reported on Tuesday.

Rutgers basketball transfer Austin Carroll has found a new home, Jeff Borzello of CBS Sports reported on Tuesday.

Carroll averaged 2.8 points, 1.2 rebounds and 1.0 assists during his sophomore season at Rutgers. He received a medical redshirt for the season after lingering effects of a torn meniscus limited him to just 10 games, and will have three years of eligibility remaining at American.

Other schools the 6-foot-4 guard considered were Loyola (Md.), Penn, Rhode Island, Loyola Marymount and Towson. CBS Sports reported earlier this month that it might be possible for Carroll to receive a waiver that will allow him to play immediately for American without having to sit out a season.

For more Rutgers athletics coverage, visit the SB Nation blog On The Banks.

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