Milwaukee announced the addition of the 6-foot-4 Lathon on Friday. He is expected to sit out the 2020-21 season due to NCAA transfer regulations before playing for his new team.
Lathon has two seasons of eligibility remaining.
Milwaukee coach Pat Baldwin said in a statement that Lathon "brings a high level of physicality, competitiveness and athleticism to the guard position."
Lathon made 22 starts last season and averaged 5 points, 4.6 rebounds and 3.1 assists. He ranked 11th in Conference USA in assists and second in assist-turnover ratio (1.8).
He averaged 10.9 points and 5 rebounds as a freshman in 2018-19.