Patrick Rooks picks his new school


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Former Clemson guard Patrick Rooks Patrick Rooks
RS Fr. Guard
#0 6-2, 190
Charlotte, NC

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will transfer to Chipola College (JUCO) in Marianna, Florida according to mulitiple reports. As a red-shirt freshman, he totaled 52 minutes and had twenty points total after redshirting his first season with a serious hip injury.

In 2014-2015 season, Chipola College finished 10-19 for the season. This is the same school that Clemson 2015 center commit Legend Robertin attended.

Rooks Official Clemson Bio: Redshirt freshman coming off a serious injury that required him to sit out the 2013-14 season ... suffered what at first was diagnosed as a pulled groin, but it led to surgery to repair a rare hip injury ... began fully participating in individual workouts during the first summer session ... signed in the fall of 2012 with the Tiger basketball program ... when healthy, provides the Tigers with an asset that has been sorely lacking in recent seasons, shooting the basketball from long distance ... comes from an athletic family ... mother, Velda, was a track athlete at Appalachian State University and his father, Steven, played basketball at nearby Southern Wesleyan University ... mother earned a master's degree from Clemson ... attended same high school as former college standouts Stephen and Seth Curry ... Stephen now players for the Golden State Warriors, and Seth was an All-ACC guard for Duke in 2013 ... school also produced Virginia forwards Akil Mitchell and Anthony Gill ... recruited by assistant coach Earl Grant ... majoring in communication studies.

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