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Texas 4-Star Point Guard Announces Transfer

A closeup of two Texas Longhorns cheerleaders.

PITTSBURGH, PA - MARCH 19: Texas Longhorns cheerleaders perform in the first half against the Butler Bulldogs during the second round of the 2015 NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament at Consol Energy Center on March 19, 2015 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Jared Wickerham/Getty Images)

Texas' men's basketball program has lost a former top recruit.

Jacob Young, a former four-star recruit, announced on Twitter this afternoon that he's decided to transfer.

Here's his full statement:

"Thanks to the coaches, teammates, and staff. After my past two years of experiences at UT, I am transferring. I wish Coach Smart and his program all the best," he wrote.

You can see the full tweet below:

Young, a 6-foot-2 point guard, averaged 6.2 points a game for the Longhorns in 2017-18. He played in about 16 minutes a contest.

The former top recruit was the No. 23 PG in the country coming out of high school. He has two seasons of eligibility remaining.

It's unclear at this point where he might end up transferring.

Stay tuned.