LSU guard Jalen Cook, UNCG guard Devon Baker transferring to Tulane

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Jalen Cook
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A former Louisiana Mr. Basketball is switching colleges in-state.

LSU point guard Jalen Cook is transferring to Tulane, according to Jon Rothstein of CBS Sports. Rothstein also broke the news that UNCG guard DeVon Baker is joining the Green Wave.

The 6-foot, 200-pound Cook, who recently entered the transfer portal, spent one season with the Tigers. The Walker High School product who signed with LSU in the 2020 class averaged 3.1 points per game in 20 appearances.

Baker confirmed his decision on Twitter.

The 6-2, 190-pound sharpshooter scored 13 points per game last season on 51% from the field and 42% from three-point range as a junior.

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