NC State’s Shaun Kirk to transfer to UNCP

By: By Rodd Baxley - Sports Editor

RALEIGH — N.C. State junior forward Shaun Kirk is transferring to The University of North Carolina at Pembroke, Wolfpack coach Kevin Keatts announced on Wednesday.

Kirk, a Whiteville native, will join his brother Tyrell in Pembroke. Shaun has averaged 2.2 points per contest in five games for the Wolfpack this season.

Shaun was recruited to the school by former coach Mark Gottfried. The the 6-foot-8 forward was a late addition to the 2015 class. He never saw much playing time in Raleigh — appearing in just 28 games and playing just 120 minutes — over his first two seasons. He scored 46 points during his two-plus years with the Wolfpack.

Tyrell, a freshman guard for the Braves, is second on the team with 35 assists on the season. He’s averaging 6.5 points, 4.3 rebounds and 2.9 assists per game.

This story will be updated with quotes in Thursday’s edition of The Robesonian.


By Rodd Baxley

Sports Editor