Anthony Lee heading to Ohio State

Updated: March 29, 2014, 2:18 PM ET
By Jeff Goodman | ESPN.com

Former Temple forward Anthony Lee told ESPN.com that he will transfer to Ohio State.

Lee, a 6-foot-9 junior who averaged 13.6 points and 8.6 rebounds last season for the Owls, had narrowed his list to five schools: Ohio State, Indiana, Louisville, Iowa State and Notre Dame.

Lee will graduate in May and can play his final season next season in Columbus. He told ESPN that geography and style of play were determining factors. Lee grew up in Maryland, but his parents currently live in Moline, Ill. -- which is about six hours from Ohio State.

"It felt right," Lee said after visiting Ohio State on Friday. "It's the right place for me. I was watching the games last night with the players and we were all talking about what we could do next season."

Ohio State will lose senior point guard Aaron Craft, Lenzelle Smith and junior forward LaQuinton Ross, who has decided to leave early for the NBA draft.

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