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Northwestern gets commitment from Boston College transfer A.J. Turner

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DURHAM, NC - JANUARY 07: A.J. Turner #11 of the Boston College Eagles defends Jayson Tatum #0 of the Duke Blue Devils during the game at Cameron Indoor Stadium on January 7, 2017 in Durham, North Carolina. (Photo by Grant Halverson/Getty Images)

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Northwestern landed a transfer on Wednesday as former Boston College wing A.J. Turner pledged to the Wildcats, a source confirmed to NBCSports.com.

The 6-foot-7 Turner just finished his sophomore season with the Golden Eagles as he averaged 8.4 points, 3.3 rebounds and 3.0 assists per game. A well-rounded wing who also shot 37 percent from three-point range, Turner will have to sit out one season due to NCAA transfer regulations before getting two more years of eligibility.

With Scottie Lindsay and Vic Law only having limited time left in Evanston, Turner provides a bit of insurance on the wing for the Wildcats for the future as he’s a proven rotation player coming from the ACC.