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NC State is one of the schools recruiting transfer guard Ronnie Johnson

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As Transfer Watch 2016 rolls on, we turn to former Houston guard Ronnie Johnson. Johnson averaged 9.4 points per game for the Cougars this past season; he's earned his degree, which means that he will be eligible to play immediately. He's already visited Auburn, per CBS Sports' Jon Rothstein, and NC State is one of numerous other schools with interest.

Johnson spent the first two years of his career at Purdue, with mixed results. A move to transfer and the year off that came with it seemed to pay off, though, as he set career-highs in three-point shooting percentage (.357) and free throw shooting percentage (.800).

His role first and foremost would be helping Dennis Smith handle the point guard duties, and Johnson posted a solid assist rate in each of his three college seasons. But he's also used to being a primary scoring option, which raises some questions about how he might potentially fit into NC State's roster.

The Wolfpack probably wouldn't need him to do as much as he has in the past, but at the same time, there are a lot of unknowns on the team, so they might need a guy with experience leading an offense to do just that.

Johnson was a four-star, top-100 recruit out of high school.