Posted: Fri December 28, 2012 5:44PM; Updated: Fri December 28, 2012 5:43PM

Michigan State G Kearney set to transfer

Decrease font Decrease font
Enlarge font Enlarge font
Brandan-Kearney
Guard Brandan Kearney has averaged 2.3 points per game and 16.9 minutes this season.
Gregory Shamus/Getty Images

EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) -- Michigan State guard Brandan Kearney has decided to transfer.

Coach Tom Izzo says Kearney came back from Christmas break and told him he was going to try to find a place where he could play a larger role. Kearney says in a statement that he wishes his teammates the best and he's thankful for his opportunity with the Spartans.

The 6-foot-5 Kearney is averaging 2.3 points per game and 16.9 minutes in 2012-13. The 19th-ranked Spartans play at Minnesota on Monday

Copyright 2014 Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.

SI Videos
Videos from the Web
 
SI.com
Hot Topics: NBA Draft Yasiel Puig NHL Playoffs NBA Playoffs Mark Cuban Jabari Parker
TM & © 2014 Time Inc. A Time Warner Company. All Rights Reserved. Terms under which this service is provided to you. Read our privacy guidelines and ad choices.
SI CoverRead All ArticlesBuy Cover Reprint