NC State's de Thaey leaving the program
Posted November 26, 2012
Raleigh, N.C. — North Carolina State sophomore forward Thomas de Thaey has decided to leave the Wolfpack basketball program head coach Mark Gottfried announced Monday.
DeThaey will return to Belgium to be with his father, who is ill, and pursue professional basketball opportunities.
“Thomas let our staff know Sunday that he felt it was important to return home to be with his family at this time,” Gottfried said. “I wish him the best.”
De Thaey, a 6-foot-8 native of Dendermonde, played in 22 games with NC State, averaging 1.7 points and 1.3 rebounds per game. In NC State’s season-opening win over Miami (OH), de Thaey scored a career-high 10 points.