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    Zane Johnson to transfer (4 p.m. update)

    Zane Johnson
    Zane Johnson

    Arizona men’s basketball player Zane Johnson will transfer from the university, the UA has announced. It is unclear where the 6-foot-5, 204-pound forward will transfer to.

    “”We wish Zane only the best of luck,”” UA head coach Sean Miller said in a statement released by Arizona Athletics. “”He felt that opportunities would be better for him elsewhere.””

    Johnson, who will be a junior in the fall, started 13 of 33 games this past season as a sophomore under interim head coach Russ Pennell. The 3-point specialist averaged 4.6 points and 1.8 rebounds in 19.1 minutes per game.

    Johnson was pulled from his redshirt by then-interim head coach Kevin O’Neill as a true freshman in the Wildcats’ game at ASU. He averaged .9 points and .6 boards in just 4.9 minutes per game that season.

    The Phoenix native was a three-star recruit from Thunderbird High School and was ranked 143rd overall in his class by

    Check back with the Arizona Daily Wildcat on Thursday for more on Johnson’s decision to transfer.

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