Posted: Wed May 15, 2013 5:46PM; Updated: Wed May 15, 2013 5:46PM

Florida PG Braxton Ogbueze transfers to Charlotte

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Braxton Ogbueze scored 19 points with six assistants during his freshman year at Florida.
Braxton Ogbueze scored 19 points with six assistants during his freshman year at Florida.
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CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) -- Charlotte head coach Alan Major has announced that point guard Braxton Ogbueze has transferred from Florida to play for the 49ers.

Ogbueze, who played high school basketball in Charlotte, will sit out the 2013-14 season in accordance with NCAA rules.

He has three years of eligibility remaining.

In a press release, Major says Ogbueze is a player the 49ers recruited out of high school with "terrific guard skills."

He's the third Division I player to transfer to Charlotte this year.

Ogbueze played in 23 games for Florida as a freshman, scoring 19 points with six assists. His best game came against Alabama State when he had seven points and four rebounds.

He was ranked the fifth-best point guard in the nation by Scout.com coming out of United Faith High School.

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