Freshman Austin Grandstaff decides to leave Ohio State

Ohio State freshman guard Austin Grandstaff has decided to transfer.

The 6-foot-5 Grandstaff, who was ranked in the Top 50 coming out of high school in Texas and considered one of the top shooters in the country, was averaging 4.4 points in 10 games thus far this season.

"They have been nothing but great to me," Grandstaff told ESPN on Thursday. "But I just don't see it as the right fit, so I want to look somewhere else. They are great people, and Coach [Thad] Matta is a great coach."

Grandstaff has averaged 11.5 minutes per game thus far. He played 17 minutes against Memphis and also against VMI, but logged four in a Wednesday-night win over Northern Illinois.

"I love my teammates," he added "We're so close. It's so difficult for me to leave this quickly, but I just felt like this is the best decision for me."

Grandstaff also considered Oklahoma, Texas, Michigan and Oregon coming out of high school.

Ohio State plays Kentucky in Brooklyn on Saturday.