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The UNC basketball program has one available scholarship remaining for the upcoming season and has its sights set on one of the top transfers on the market.
According to Jeff Goodman, Mayer named his four finalists: North Carolina, Illinois, Texas Tech and Memphis.
Baylor transfer Matthew Mayer told @Stadium that he has four finalists:
The skilled and athletic forward recently withdrew from the NBA Draft.
— Jeff Goodman (@GoodmanHoops) May 26, 2022
The 6-foot-9 forward withdrew his name from the NBA Draft process last week following the NBA Combine.
Last season, Mayer averaged 9.6 points per game, 5.0 rebounds and 1.0 assist for a Baylor team that was knocked out by UNC in the Round of 32.
Mayer is a hybrid forward who would fill the role left by Brady Manek alongside Armondo Bacot in the UNC front court. In his career, Mayer has shot 34.5 percent from three on 2.6 attempts per game.
Last year he attempted 4.1 3s per game but shot just 32.4 percent. As a junior, he shot 39.5 percent from three on 2.5 attempts per game.
For his career, Mayer has made 111 total 3s for Baylor.
The next step for Mayer is taking visits, which he should be setting up very soon. The recruiting dead period ends on Friday, May 27, meaning after that he can go back on campus visits.
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