Missouri Lands Auburn Transfer Earnest Ross

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COLUMBIA - Former Auburn leading scorer and rebounder Earnest Ross will transfer to Missouri.

Ross, a 6-foot-5, 220-pound guard, averaged 13.1 points and 6.6 rebounds per game for the Tigers this past season. He will sit out the upcoming season in accordance with NCAA rules governing transfer players. At the start of the 2012 season, he will have two years of remaining eligibility.

Tigers head coach Frank Haith has made it a priority to sign transfer players. He is currently pursuing Pepperdine guard Keion Bell.