Wake Forest adds Rice transfer Miles Lester to hoop program

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (AP) Wake Forest has added Rice transfer Miles Lester to its men’s basketball program.

Coach Danny Manning announced the addition of Lester and freshman Blake Buchanan as preferred walk-ons on Monday.

Lester averaged 3.1 points and 1.6 assists in 12.4 minutes per game as a freshman at Rice. He will sit out this season and have three seasons left beginning in 2019-20.

Lester is the third player to transfer to Wake Forest this offseason. Graduate transfers Torry Johnson (Northern Arizona) and Ikenna Smart (Buffalo) may play this season.

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