It didn’t take very long for former Pitt swingman Durand Johnson to find himself a new home.
Johnson officially transferred to St. Johns on Wednesday, following former Pitt assistant coach Barry Rohrssen to the Red Storm, where he will suit up for new St. John’s head coach Chris Mullin.
The Baltimore native announced his decision to leave the Panthers on April 14.
Johnson was expected to be a big piece of the Panthers offense the past couple seasons, but it never came to fruition.
He missed most of the 2013-14 season after tearing his ACL and missed all of last season after serving a yearlong suspension.
Since Johnson has already graduated, he will be eligible to play immediately next season.
Johnson averaged 8.8 points in 16 games for Pitt during the 13-14 campaign before suffering the injury during a home contest against Wake Forest.
Pitt was really counting on Johnson to be one of their primary scorers last season, especially from the perimeter, but his suspension was just the beginning of a disappointing season for the Panthers.
Johnson’s departure freed up a scholarship for Pitt as Jamie Dixon continues to look to add to next year’s team.
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