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Georgia State adds basketball transfer from Memphis

Georgia State basketball coach Rob Lanier talks to his team after practice Wednesday, Oct. 30, 2019, at the Georgia State Sports Arena in Atlanta.
Georgia State basketball coach Rob Lanier talks to his team after practice Wednesday, Oct. 30, 2019, at the Georgia State Sports Arena in Atlanta.

Credit: Steve Schaefer

Credit: Steve Schaefer

Ryan Boyce, a 6-6, 185-pound guard, will join Georgia State basketball as a transfer from Memphis, the school announced Monday.

Boyce redshirted the 2018-19 season before playing in five games this season. He joins the Panthers roster immediately and be eligible for the 2020-21 season.

“Ryan joining us is a great development for our program,” coach Rob Lanier said in a statement. “He is a tremendous young talent who checks all of our boxes as a student-athlete and as a person. Ryan has such a bright future and we are delighted to have the opportunity to start working with him in the days and weeks ahead.”

Boyce was a 3-star prospect ranked as high as the No. 6 player in Tennessee by 247Sports. He finished his high school career at Memphis’ East High, which won the Class AAA State Championship in 2018.