College basketball

Jalen Johnson, right, defends against TCU center Kevin Samuel during his time at the University of Louisiana. Mississippi State officially announced the signing of Johnson to an Athletic Scholarship Agreement on Monday.

Mississippi State officially announced the signing of 6-7 forward Jalen Johnson to an Athletic Scholarship Agreement. The Starkville Daily News reported that Johnson had committed to the Bulldogs last week.

The Baton Rouge, Louisiana native comes to MSU after a three-year stint at Saint Louis and Louisiana where he scored 1,061 points and 495 rebounds. He has played in 99 career games with 77 starts.

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