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April 3, 2013
T.J. Warren returning for sophomore season
Freshman forward T.J. Warren will be returning to NC State for his sophomore season.
Warren's father Tony Warren Sr. told The Wolfpacker that his son, "would definitely return for his sophomore season."
Warren also tweeted Wednesday that he was "Excited for the future" and added the hashtag "packnation."
Raleigh News and Observer reporter Joe Giglio first reported the news on Twitter Wednesday afternoon.
Warren is expected to be one of the primary scorers for the Pack next season. He averaged 12.1 points per game as a rookie and was named to the ACC All-Freshman squad.
The 6-foot-8 native of Durham, N.C., scored in double figures in nine of the last 11 games of the season, the last 10 of which he started.
Warren proved to be an accurate shooter, making 62.2 percent of his field goal tries and 51.9 percent (14 of 27) of three-point attempts. Warren also averaged 4.2 rebounds a game.
Warren had been considering entering his name in the 2013 NBA Draft.