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Friday / August 18.
  • Duke Transfer Chase Jeter Touring Western Schools

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    Transferring Duke sophomore big man Chase Jeter, a native of Las Vegas, is touring several Western schools this week.

    Jeter visited Cal and San Diego State last week and then Gonzaga on the weekend, according to Jon Rothstein and Evan Daniels.

    Jeter is also reportedly considering Arizona, UCLA, Washington and UNLV. He is slated to visit Arizona beginning Friday, as is Pitt transfer Cam Johnson. Jeter visits UCLA on May 12.

    The Las Vegas native saw limited time playing behind Amile Jefferson, Harry Giles and Marques Bolden this season, and next year Duke has Wendell Carter Jr. coming in.

    Jeter suffered a herniated disc that required surgery halfway through his sophomore campaign and played in 16 games with six starts. He averaged 2.6 points, 2.7 rebounds and 1.1 blocks in 14.9 minutes per appearance.

    He played in 48 games in a Duke uniform, helping the Blue Devils achieve a 34-14 record in those contests. Jeter finished his Duke career with averages of 2.1 points and 2.2 rebounds in 10.3 minutes per game.

    “I have loved my time at Duke, getting a world-class education and competing alongside my brothers every day,” Jeter said. “After careful consideration, I decided it would be best for me to transfer to a school closer to home. I’ve made long-lasting relationships here and I want to thank my teammates and coaches for the support they’ve given me over the last two years.”

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    Adam Zagoria is a New York Times contributor and Basketball Insider who covers basketball at all levels. He is the author of two books and is an award-winning journalist whose articles have appeared in ESPN The Magazine, SLAM, Sheridan Hoops, Sports Illustrated, Basketball Times and in newspapers nationwide. 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.