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Isaac Copeland to transfer to Nebraska

Georgetown v Providence

PROVIDENCE, RI - FEBRUARY 13: Kris Dunn #3 and Junior Lomomba #32 of the Providence Friars defends against Isaac Copeland #11 of the Georgetown Hoyas in the second half on February 13, 2016, at the Dunkin’ Donuts Center in Providence, Rhode Island. (Photo by Jim Rogash/Getty Images)

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Nebraska has landed a commitment from Georgetown transfer Isaac Copeland, a source told NBC Sports.

Copeland was a five-star prospect coming out of high school, but the 6-foot-8 forward never progressed in his career with the Hoyas. He had bright moments as a freshman and looked good in flashes as a sophomore, but he lost playing time this year as a junior and eventually left the program.

The connection here is pretty obvious: Kenya Hunter, a former assistant with Georgetown who recruited Copeland to the Hilltop, is now on Tim Miles’ staff in Lincoln.

Copeland has one year of eligibility remaining. He will be eligible to play for the spring semester in the 2017-18 season or for the entire year in 2018-19.