Jordan Stone and Danny Berger leaving USU men’s basketball program

LOGAN, Utah – Utah State men’s basketball players Jordan Stone and Danny Berger have chosen to leave the Aggies’ program, head coach Stew Morrill announced Tuesday.

“We wish Jordan and Danny nothing but the best,” Morrill said. “We greatly appreciate their contributions to Utah State basketball.”

Stone is graduating from USU this summer and is uncertain about playing elsewhere or not, while Berger is seeking the opportunity for more playing time elsewhere.

A junior center from Smithfield, Utah (Sky View HS), Stone played in all 32 games this season, making five starts. Stone averaged 2.7 points, 2.8 rebounds and 0.2 blocks per game, shooting 60.8 percent (31-of-51) from the field and 65.7 percent (23-of-35) at the free throw line.

A junior forward from Medford, Ore. (North Medford HS/Chemeketa CC), Berger saw action in 28 games this season, averaging 3.2 points, 1.9 rebounds and 0.8 assists per game. Berger made 40.0 percent (32-of-80) from the field, including 23.3 percent (7-of-30) from three-point range and 78.3 percent (18-of-23) at the free throw line.

Utah State posted an 18-14 overall and 7-11 Mountain West record in USU’s first season in the league.


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