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Bone will play at Texas A&M

HOUSTON (AP) - Former South Carolina star Kelsey Bone has decided to transfer to Texas A&M.

Bone, the Southeastern Conference newcomer of the year, must sit out next year before playing for the Aggies for the 2011-12 season as a sophomore. She announced two weeks ago that she planned to leave South Carolina.

The 6-foot-5 center grew up in the Houston area and says she chose to move to Texas A&M to be closer to her family.

Bone was considered by many to be the nation's second-best recruit behind Baylor's Brittney Griner coming out of high school. The McDonald's All-American averaged 14 points and led the SEC with more than nine rebounds a game this season.

Bone announced her decision on Thursday.

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