Former Red Land High School and Penn State basketball standout Jermaine Marshall has committed to play for Arizona State, according to Jon Rothstein of CBS Sports.
The 6-foot, 4-inch Marshall announced in May that he would surprisingly forgo his senior season at Penn State and pursue a professional career, only to change his mind in June when he announced his intent to transfer to another college. Marshall is eligible to play for the Sun Devils this season as long as he fulfills requirements to graduate this summer.
Marshall was reported to be also considering North Carolina, Florida State and Creighton.
He averaged 15.3 points, 4.6 rebounds and 2.4 assists per game for the Nittany Lions in his junior season, while leading the team with 59 3-pointers and 45 steals. PSU finished 10-21.
At Red Land, the York County standout scored 1,425 points -- then a school record -- in just three seasons. He missed his entire senior season after tearing his patella tendon.
If he does graduate and become eligible, Marshall would likely be a starter for the Sun Devils alongside Jahii Carson in what could become one of the nation's best backcourts.
Marshall had an up-and-down career at Penn State.
In October 2011, PSU head coach Patrick Chambers suspended Marshall for a violation of team rules. Chambers would later say the suspension was related to academics and physical conditioning.
Last season, however, Chambers was pleased with Marshall's progress in the classroom and on the court. In January he was named one of three team captains. The Penn State coach said that "a light went off for Jermaine" in explaining Marshall's evolution.
But Marshall admitted his life and perspective were changed on April 10, 2012.
"I had to turn into a man," Marshall said. "I just had a baby boy -- Jacai. I'm just looking at things a lot differently. I'm a lot more serious. There's a brand new look at things when you know you have a life to take care of."