NC State center Omer Yurtseven is leaving the program, one way or another.
According to a new release, Yurtseven will either pursue a professional career or consider transferring from NC State. Yurtseven just finished his sophomore season witht he Wolfpack.
“Omer and I had an opportunity to visit and he expressed his intentions to either pursue a professional career or consider transferring from NC State. We will certainly grant his release,” said NC State head coach Kevin Keatts.
Here is Keatts' full statement.
A four-star recruit in the 2016 class, Yurtseven averaged 13.5 points and 6.7 rebounds for NC State this season. He helped the Pack reach the NCAA Tournament.
In a first-round loss to Seton Hall, Yurtseven battled foul trouble. He scored just two points and grabbed two rebounds in only 14 minutes of action.
Yurtseven scored 29 points in a win over Clemson this season, and poured in 28 in a loss to Miami.