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November 7, 2012VILLANOVA, Pa. - Sophomore guard Tyrone Johnson (Plainfield, N.J./Montrose Christian School) has informed the Villanova coaching staff that he intends to transfer.
Johnson came to Villanova in 2011 and spent one season in a Wildcats' uniform. He appeared in all 32 games in 2011-12 and earned nine starting assignments. The 6-3 guard averaged 3.3 points, 1.0 rebounds, and 17.7 minutes per outing. He was second on the squad in assists with 65 - an average of 2.0 apg.
"We're going to miss Ty," stated Villanova head coach Jay Wright. "He has handled this with class. We all respect his work ethic, athletic ability and commitment to this program. We want what's best for Ty."
Johnson plans to work out with the coaching staff while he completes the fall academic semester at Villanova.
Johnson played his first three years of high school ball in New Jersey before heading to Montrose.
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