"I fully support Jacoby's decision to transfer under these circumstances," MSU coach Rick Ray said. "Jacoby has been a model student-athlete here at Mississippi State but simply wants and needs to get back closer to home to support his mother."
The 6-foot-1 Charlotte, N.C., native just completed his redshirt freshman campaign after sitting out his first year on campus following a torn ACL he suffered in individual workouts.
He appeared in 28 games as a reserve, averaging 2.2 points and 1.2 rebounds while dishing out 19 assists. His career-high of 9 points came at Missouri on March 1.