In a not so unexpected development, Arkansas sophomore point guard Dee Wagner has announced his decision to transfer.
Wagner (5-10, 170), a former Mr. Basketball in Louisiana in 2012, appeared in just 8 of his team's 32 games this season while totaling 37 minutes.
He hit 3-of-13 field goal attempts, was 0-of-5 3-pointers and 3-of-4 free throws as a sophomore while scoring a total of nine points and dishing out six assists.
"Dee has been the model student-athlete over his two years with our program," said Anderson. "We wish him the best of luck in his future on the court and in life. He'll always be a member of our Razorback family."
Wagner averaged 20 points as a senior at Peabody Magnet School in Alexandria, La., and led his team to two state championships in three years.
His best game as a Razorback was 6 points and 3 assists as a freshman in a loss to visiting Syracuse during a campaign in which he played in 20 games, started one contest and averaged 1.4 points while scoring 28 during the season.
"I can't thank Coach Anderson, the entire coaching staff, my teammates and Razorback fans enough for all the support over the last two years," Wagner said. "Things didn't work out the way I had planned, but I've enjoyed my two years at Arkansas and am grateful for the opportunity."
Wagner's departure leaves Arkansas with a scholarship available if it chooses to make another a second addition in the April 15-May 16 spring signing period.
The Razorbacks signed point guard Anton Beard, shooting guard Nick Babb and forward Trey Thompson in the fall and have a commitment from Seminole, Okla., State point guard Jabril Durham, who will be making his official visit to Arkansas this weekend.
Arkansas will also add in West Virginia transfer Keaton Miles (6-7, 217), who redshirted this season.
"We hope to sign somebody in the spring," Anderson said on Tuesday.
One possibility is former Pulaski Academy standout Dusty Hannahs (6-4, 210), who has announced he is transferring from Texas Tech after two seasons in its program.
Wagner Set To Transfer
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