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Wisconsin Transfer Kobe King Announces New Destination

Wisconsin's Kobe King dribbles the ball in an NCAA Tournament game against Oregon.

SAN JOSE, CALIFORNIA - MARCH 22: Kobe King #23 of the Wisconsin Badgers dribbles the ball against Paul White #13 of the Oregon Ducks in the first half during the first round of the 2019 NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament at SAP Center on March 22, 2019 in San Jose, California. (Photo by Yong Teck Lim/Getty Images)

Former Wisconsin guard Kobe King, who left the program late last month, has announced his transfer destination.

King is staying in the Big Ten and has committed to Nebraska, according to multiple reports. He will have two years of eligibility remaining.

A former three-star recruit, King started 19 games for the Badgers this season, averaging 10 points per contest. He played in 34 games (one start) in 2018-19.

A knee injury capped King's freshman season in 2017-18 after only 10 games. He received a medical redshirt for that year.

King left the Wisconsin program days after missing a January game against Iowa for what the program deemed a "personal matter."

“This has been a very tough decision for me. However, after spending almost 3 years in the Wisconsin program I have realized that this program is not the right fit [for] me as a player and person,” King wrote at the time.

Nebraska head coach Fred Hoiberg is in his first season with the Huskers and is trying to rebuild the program. His team is just 7-18 overall and 2-12 in the Big Ten, but has shown flashes of high quality play this season.

Adding a player like King could have an immediate impact on Nebraska in 2020-21.