Shane Power's decision to transfer to Mississippi State of the SEC is official. The Bulldogs announced Power's decision on Thursday. Power played the past two seasons for Iowa State in the Big 12.
Power took official visits to New Mexico, Mississippi State, Virginia, Pittsburgh, and Notre Dame. The 6-5, 210-pound forward previously mentioned Wisconsin and South Carolina at one time during his transfer process.
Power had a terrific sophomore season in the Big 12. A native of Crown Point, IN, Power started all 31 games last season, averaging 13.6 points and 4.5 rebounds per game. He was an honorable mention all-Big 12 pick. Power, who led Iowa State in steals with 37, was also second on the team in assists with 73.
A four-time all-area selection at Andrean High School in Merrillville, IN, Power averaged 26.3 points, 10.4 rebounds and 7.0 assists per game as a prep senior in helping lead coach Clint Swan's 59ers to a 24-3 record and a runner-up finish in the 2000 Indiana Class 3A state tournament. He completed his high school career as Andrean's all-time leading scorer with 2,110 career points and as the all-time leading scorer in the Northwest Indiana region as well as currently ranking 20th on the state of Indiana's all-time high school scoring chart.