Nichols to transfer to Virginia

Tony Bennett and Virginia added a major piece on Sunday, as Austin Nichols opted to transfer to Virginia.

Austin Nichols will transfer to Virginia, a source tells Scout.

Nichols, a 6-9, 230-pound post player, opted to transfer out of Memphis in early July. Although Nichols never officially released a list, a number of the nations elite programs reached out to him.

Nichols will be eligible during the 2016-2017 season and will have two years of eligibility.

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