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Creighton lands New Mexico transfer Damien Jefferson

A Lobo turns into a Bluejay.

NCAA Basketball: New Mexico at Wyoming Troy Babbitt-USA TODAY Sports

The Creighton Bluejays have had a habit of landing impact transfers in recent years. That could very well continue with the addition of New Mexico Lobos forward Damien Jefferson.

Jefferson, a rising sophomore, announced the move on his personal Twitter account on Thursday.

Due to NCAA rules, Jefferson will be sitting out the 2017-18 season, but will be eligible for 2018-19, 2019-20 and 2020-21.

While in Albuquerque, the East Chicago, Indiana native averaged 5.3 points and 2.3 rebounds per game while shooting 43.8 percent from the field. Jefferson is a former three-star recruit who ranked ninth in the state of Indiana going into last season.