NC State adds C Wyatt Walker, a grad transfer from Samford
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina State has added center Wyatt Walker as a graduate transfer from Samford.
Coach Kevin Keatts announced Walker’s signing on Tuesday, saying he will graduate later this month and will join the Wolfpack over the summer.
The 6-foot-9 Walker averaged 12.9 points and a Southern Conference-best 9.7 rebounds as a sophomore in 2016-17. He played just two games last season before suffering a season-ending leg injury.
Walker is expected to help an N.C. State frontcourt after 7-footer Omer Yurtseven transferred to Georgetown.
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