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Monday / July 4.
  • North Carolina adds Northwestern transfer Pete Nance

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    By ADAM ZAGORIA

    North Carolina may have missed out on Matthew Mayer when he chose Illinois, but they scored a big addition Saturday with the addition of Northwestern transfer Pete Nance.

    The 6-foot-10 Akron, Ohio native averaged 14.5 points, 6.5 rebounds and 2.7 assists while shooting 45% from deep. He will join a loaded Tar Heels team that returns Armando Bacot Jr., Leaky Black, Caleb Love, R.J. Davis and Puff Johnson from last year’s national runner-up squad.

    The son of former Cleveland Cavaliers star Larry Nance Sr. recently withdrew from the NBA Draft and remained in the Transfer Portal.

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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.