One of the top graduate transfers in college basketball has announced his transfer decision, as he’s heading to the Big 12.
Chris Clarke, a graduate transfer from Virginia Tech, has committed to Texas Tech.
The 6-foot-6 guard averaged 8.2 points, 6.3 rebounds and 3.0 assists per game during the 2018-19 season.
This is a big pickup for the Red Raiders, who are coming off a national title game loss.
ESPN college basketball insider Jeff Borzello first reported the news.
Virginia Tech graduate transfer Chris Clarke has committed to Texas Tech, sources told ESPN. Huge pickup for the Red Raiders.
— Jeff Borzello (@jeffborzello) May 15, 2019
Evan Daniels has confirmed the news, calling it “massive.”
Source: Virginia Tech graduate transfer Chris Clarke just committed to Texas Tech. Massive news for Chris Beard.
— Evan Daniels (@EvanDaniels) May 15, 2019
Texas Tech is losing Jarrett Culver to the NBA, though the Red Raiders are expected to contend again in the Big 12 in 2019-20.