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N.C. State Sophomore Omer Yurtseven Announces His Transfer Destination

NC State's cheerleading squad during a basketball game.

PITTSBURGH, PA - MARCH 21: North Carolina State Wolfpack cheerleaders perform before the start of their game against the Villanova Wildcats during the third round of the 2015 NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament at Consol Energy Center on March 21, 2015 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Justin Aller/Getty Images)

N.C. State star sophomore big man Omer Yurtseven is transferring out of the Wolfpack's program. He's reportedly made his decision.

Yurtzeven, a 7-foot center out of Turkey, is reportedly headed to Georgetown. 247Sports' Evan Daniels first reported the news.

This is a huge pickup for the Hoyas. ESPN's Jeff Goodman has since confirmed the news.

Yurtseven was one of the best big men in the ACC last season. He averaged 13.5 points and 6.7 rebounds a game for the Wolfpack. Yurtseven was also one of the best rim protectors in the country, averaging 1.8 blocks a game.

The Turkey native reportedly had professional options. He turned down a sizable contract before coming to the states to play for N.C. State.

"When Yurtseven announced his transfer it was noted that he would also consider professional options. Prior to coming to college, Yurtseven turned down a large contract to stay home and play for Fenerbahçe," writes 247Sports' Evan Daniels.

Yurtseven will have to sit out the 2018-19 season. He'll have two years of eligibility remaining.