The top college basketball transfer is now off the market.
Austin Nichols will transfer to Virginia, a source tells Scout.— Evan Daniels (@EvanDaniels) July 26, 2015
Nichols, who averaged 13.3 points and 6.1 rebounds last season, was recently given a release by Memphis that he could transfer wherever he wanted after initially ruling he couldn't go anywhere on the Tigers' 2015-16 schedule. A
Almost as soon as Nichols opted to transfer, a report from CBS Sports had him wanting to transfer to Virginia, so this comes as no surprise really. Kentucky, Duke and others were among a host of schools who contacted Nichols once he was given his release. Though UK showed interest, it never looked like the Wildcats were a real option for Nichols.