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Yor Anei intends to transfer from Oklahoma State, per report

The Cowboys lose their first player in the wake of their one-year postseason ban.

COLLEGE BASKETBALL: FEB 11 Oklahoma State at Kansas State Photo by Scott Winters/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images

Yor Anei will transfer from Oklahoma State, according to college basketball insider Jon Rothstein of CBS Sports. Jacob Unruh of The Oklahoman confirmed Rothstein’s report.

Anei, who will be a junior next season, will file a waiver to gain immediate eligibility to be able to play wherever he chooses to transfer. The 6-foot-10 Anei averaged 8.1 points-per-game, 4.7 rebounds-per-game and 1.9 blocks-per-game last season for the Cowboys.

Anei was a talented shot blocker and would have likely been OSU’s starting center next season.

Anei is the first player to transfer from OSU since the program was given a one-year postseason ban by the NCAA on June 5 for violations uncovered in an FBI investigation. OSU has stated since the ruling it will appeal the decision.