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Former A&M guard Jamal Branch picks St. John's

Posted on: January 9, 2012 8:36 pm

By Jeff Borzello

His transfer situation didn’t get the attention of Khem Birch, but former Texas A&M guard Jamal Branch also made his decision on Monday night.

The freshman is moving on to St. John’s, his father Jerome confirmed to Jeff Goodman of

Branch took a visit to the Red Storm’s campus over the weekend, and didn’t take much longer to make his decision. Originally, it seemed like he might wait a week and take another visit but he wanted to make his decision.

Branch left Texas A&M on December 29 after having an up-and-down 11 games for the Aggies. He was a highly-touted prospect coming out of high school, and should be a huge addition for St. John’s when he is able to play.

Branch averaged 4.2 points and 2.5 assists at A&M.

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