Shakeel Moore became the second Mississippi State guard to leave the program in as many days Tuesday.
Moore, a transfer from North Carolina State, reportedly entered the NCAA transfer portal, making him the final member of a talked-up transfer class to depart.
After forward Garrison Brooks used his final year of eligibility, forward D.J. Jeffries and guard Rocket Watts both entered their names in the portal. On Tuesday, Moore joined them.
Moore played in all 34 games for the Bulldogs in his lone season in Starkville, starting 29 of them as a midseason slump cost him a place in the starting lineup. He averaged 8.7 points, 3.0 rebounds and 2.2 assists per game, shooting 39.6 percent from the field and 31.4 percent from 3.
Moore joins Jeffries, Watts, guard Camryn Carter and forwards Javian Davis, Derek Fountain and Alden Applewhite in the portal since Ben Howland was fired March 17.
New coach Chris Jans will bring New Mexico State big man Will McNair Jr. with him to Starkville. Jans also landed Oregon State transfer guard Dashawn Davis.
Theo DeRosa reports on Mississippi State sports for The Dispatch. Follow him on Twitter at @Theo_DeRosa.
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