VCU's Skinner announces transfer to WKU

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Sandra Skinner has transferred from Virginia Commonwealth to Western Kentucky, the guard announced Friday via her Twitter page.

Skinner is a 6-foot-1 guard who must sit out this season and will be eligible for the 2019-20 season. A Winchester native, Skinner averaged 3.5 points per game in 22 contests last season for the Rams.

Skinner played at George Rogers Clark High School where she averaged 16.2 points and 10.5 rebounds per game while shooting 56.4 percent from the field as a senior in 2014-15 while GRC went 21-11. As a junior, Skinner helped the Lady Cardinals to a 27-8 record and trip to the state tournament where Clark went 2-1 at E.A. Diddla Arena.

In Richmond, Va., Skinner played in 21 games as a true freshman and averaged just 6.6 minutes while scoring a total of 20 points. She started 18 of 31 games as a sophomore and totaled 94 points that year.

Skinner was named the 10th Region player of the year in 2015 and was a Kentucky-Indiana all star.

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Western Kentucky coach Greg Collins has added Jocelyn Wyatt to his staff.

Wyatt has been an assistant at Pennsylvania State since 2014 where she has served as recruiting coordinator and guard coach. The Nittany Lions had two 1,000-point scorers during Wyatt’s stint in State College, Pa.

A 2006 graduate from Appalachian State, Wyatt also has a master’s degree from Georgia where she began her coaching career as a graduate assistant. She also has been an assistant at East Carolina and Georgia State before moving to PSU.

Wyatt, from Lawrenceville, Ga., began he playing career at Kennesaw State before transferring to ASU.

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