Shaw Signs With Gamecocks


By Sports Department

COLUMBIA, S.C. (USC SID) -- University of South Carolina head men's basketball coach Frank Martin announced today the addition of Jaylen Shaw (G - 6-1 - 175 - Hartsville, S.C. - Hartsville) to the Gamecocks roster for the 2013-14 campaign. Shaw, who will have four years of eligibility in the fall, joins fellow spring signees, Demetrius Henry (F/C - 6-9 - 210 - Miami, Fla. - Faith Baptist Christian School (Brandon, Fla.)), Duane Notice (G - 6-2 - 200 - Woodbridge, Canada - St. Thomas More (Oakdale, Conn.)) and Reggie Theus Jr. (F - 6-6 - 190 - Los Angeles, Calif. - Fairfax), who join early period signees Desmond Ringer (F/C - 6-9 - 260 - McDonough, Ga. - Eagle's Landing), Justin McKie (G - 6-4 - 180 - Columbia, S.C. - Irmo) and Sindarius Thornwell (G - 6-5 - 180 - Lancaster, S.C. - Oak Hill Academy) and semester addition Tyrone Johnson (G - 6-3 - 202 - Plainfield, N.J. - Montrose Christian/Villanova).

Below is a brief capsule and quote from Martin on Shaw.

Jaylen Shaw (G - 6-1 - 175 - Hartsville, S.C. - Hartsville)
Earned back-to-back state championships at Hartsville, including in 2013 when he scored 23 points, dished seven assists and collected eight rebounds ... A three-star recruit according to and a two-star prospect by and ... Rated as the No. 8 prospect in the state of South Carolina by ... Played in recent SC All-Star game with fellow signees Justin McKie and Sindarius Thornwell.

Martin on Shaw:
"We're excited about Jaylen Shaw. The young man is an ultimate competitor. He's proven that he's a winner by getting back-to-back state championships. We are excited about the athleticism and skill that he brings to our team."

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