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Thursday / July 9.
  • Wear Twins Won’t Return to Carolina

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    Twins David and Travis Wear will leave North Carolina after their freshman seasons, the Long Beach Press-Telegram reported.

    Dave Wear, the boys’ father, told the newspaper he hoped the 6-foot-10 brothers would be released from the scholarship agreements “as early as Thursday” and added that “they decided they didn’t want to return to North Carolina.”

    “When they return home [to Huntington Beach] we will sit down as a family and review their basketball and academic options,” the father told the paper.

    The brothers also considered UCLA and Arizona coming out of national power Mater Dei High School.

    Travis Wear averaged 10.3 minutes, 3.5 points and 2.2 rebounds per game, while David

    averaged 10.5 minutes, 2.9 points and 1.7 rebounds. David missed the final five games of the season with hip surgery.

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    Adam Zagoria is a Basketball Insider who covers basketball at all levels. A contributor to The New York Times and SportsNet New York (SNY), he is also the author of two books and is an award-winning journalist and filmmaker. His articles have appeared in ESPN The Magazine, SLAM, Sheridan Hoops, Basketball Times and in newspapers nationwide. He also won an Emmy award for his work on the SNY mini-documentary on Syracuse guard Tyus Battle. A veteran Ultimate Frisbee player, he has competed in numerous National and World Championships and, perhaps more importantly, his teams won the Westchester Summer League (WSL) championships in 2011 and 2013. He lives in Manhattan with his wife and children.