May 20, 2008

Auburn signs Oklahoma transfer

Tony Neysmith, a 6-foot-5, 203-pound guard who played last year as a freshman at the University of Oklahoma, has signed a financial aid agreement with Auburn basketball, head coach Jeff Lebo announced Tuesday.

"We are very excited about Tony joining our program," Lebo said. "He is used to winning and has played for winning programs, and I know he is excited to be at Auburn and to be closer to home."

Neysmith will have to sit out the 2008-9 season due to NCAA transfer rules. He will be eligible to play for Auburn in 2009-10 as a redshirt sophomore.

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