FAU Women’s Basketball Adds Primm as Graduate Transfer

BOCA RATON, Fla. – Florida Atlantic University women’s basketball head coach Jim Jabir has announced the addition of Crystal Primm to the 2019-20 roster. Primm will enroll at FAU as a graduate transfer, earning immediate eligibility with the team. She graduated from Auburn in May 2019.

“We are so happy to have Crystal come and join our young program and her dad, Terry,” said Jabir. “Every program we’ve ever built has started with a person who took a chance on us. Crystal is that person. She’s a super talented player who will be a great leader for us and help us get to where we expect to go.”

Primm started all 32 games for the Tigers in 2018-19 and averaged 10.4 points, 3.5 rebounds, 1.9 steals and 1.5 assists per game. She was a 46.4 percent shooter from the field and scored in double digits 19 times.

The West Palm Beach, Florida native was with the Tigers for two seasons but sat out the 2017-18 season after transferring from Duke. She played with the Blue Devils for two seasons. She started in 14 games as a freshman.

In high school, Primm was named the Palm Beach Post, Sun-Sentinel and Florida Dairy Farmers 3A and FABC 3A Player of the Year. She scored 856 points in her junior and senior seasons combined, averaging 20.4 points, 9.3 rebounds, 2.2 steals and 2.1 assists as a senior.

Primm is the daughter of assistant coach, Terry Primm. The elder Primm has been with the Owls all three years of the Jabir era of FAU women’s basketball. 

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Florida Atlantic University Athletics:

FAU Athletics is comprised of 21 intercollegiate teams involving 450 student-athletes that compete in baseball, basketball, cross country, football, golf, soccer, softball, swimming and diving, tennis, indoor and outdoor track, volleyball, beach volleyball, cheer and dance. The Owls are a NCAA Division I-A (FBS) institution and compete in Conference USA and the Coastal Collegiate Sports Association (CCSA) (beach volleyball, men’s swimming). The Owls have been playing football since 2001 and are a perfect 3-0 in bowl games, the most recent being a 50-3 victory over Akron in the 2017 CheriBundi Tart Cherry Boca Raton Bowl. The dance team finished its 2014 season No. 8, nationally. FAU cheer won a national championship in 2016. 

About Florida Atlantic University:

Florida Atlantic University, established in 1961, officially opened its doors in 1964 as the fifth public university in Florida. Today, the University, with an annual economic impact of $6.3 billion, serves more than 30,000 undergraduate and graduate students at sites throughout its six county service region in southeast Florida. FAU’s world-class teaching and research faculty serves students through 10 colleges: the Dorothy F. Schmidt College of Arts and Letters, the College of Business, the College for Design and Social Inquiry, the College of Education, the College of Engineering and Computer Science, the Graduate College, the Harriet L. Wilkes Honors College, the Charles E. Schmidt College of Medicine, the Christine E. Lynn College of Nursing and the Charles E. Schmidt College of Science. FAU is ranked as a High Research Activity institution by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching. The University is placing special focus on the rapid development of critical areas that form the basis of its strategic plan: Healthy aging, biotech, coastal and marine issues, neuroscience, regenerative medicine, informatics, lifespan and the environment. These areas provide opportunities for faculty and students to build upon FAU’s existing strengths in research and scholarship. For more information, visit www.fau.edu.

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