BOWLING GREEN, Ky. — WKU Hilltopper Basketball head coach Rick Stansbury announced
Friday the signing of graduate transfer Camron Justice (6-3, Guard) in the 2019
Justice comes to The Hill from IUPUI. He has one season of eligibility remaining and
will be immediately eligible after graduating and transferring from the Jaguars
“We’re really excited to have Cam join our family,” Stansbury said. “He fills a
great need with his outstanding ability to shoot and pass the ball, and he brings
tremendous experience and leadership to our program. He’s also been fortunate to
have a lot of great basketball coaches in his life, including his dad and a
legendary Kentucky high school coach in B.B. King.”
Justice – a Hindman, Ky., native – was a Second Team All-Horizon League selection
for IUPUI in 2018-19 after averaging 18.6 points, 3.2 rebounds, 2.9 assists and 1.3
steals per game.
He also made 90 of 256 3-pointers (35.2 percent) and 135 of 158 free throws (85.4
Justice finished the season ranked third in the Horizon League in scoring and was
also among the league’s top 10 in 3-pointers made, assists, steals, free throws
made, free-throw percentage and minutes played. He scored in double digits in all
but three games and scored 20-plus points 14 times.
Justice sat out at IUPUI in 2017-18 after transferring from Vanderbilt. He appeared
in seven games as a sophomore before opting to transfer at the close of the fall
As a true freshman, Justice appeared in 27 games for Vanderbilt while averaging 3.3
points per game and shooting 38.9 percent from 3-point range.
He was rated a four-star prospect by ESPN coming out of Knott County Central High
School and was named both Kentucky Mr. Basketball and Gatorade Player of the Year in
2015. He helped lead his squad to three straight Sweet 16 appearances and averaged
28.5 points per game as a senior.
Justice finished his prep career ranked third in Kentucky high school history in
career points (3,588) and made 3s (393).
He will be the third Kentucky Mr. Basketball award winner on WKU’s roster, joining
Carson Williams (2016) and Taveion Hollingsworth (2017). It will be the first time
in program history that WKU has ever had three Kentucky Mr. Basketball winners on
the roster at the same time.