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Tuesday / February 7.
  • Virginia Lands Memphis Transfer Austin Nichols

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    635720432622401281-USATSI-8392229Memphis transfer Austin Nichols is headed to Virginia and will sit next year as per NCAA transfer regulations.

    The 6-foot-9 Nichols Tweeted it out on Sunday.

    Nichols averaged 13.3 points and 6.1 rebounds per game this past season. He becomes the fourth Memphis player in their 2013 recruiting class to transfer, following Nick King (Alabama), Pookie Powell (La Salle) and Kuran Iverson (Rhode Island).

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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.