Miami Hurricanes could add graduate transfers to fill out roster

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Either or both of the former Lumberjacks would be able to grow with the Hurricanes likely backcourt of Lykes, Vasiljevic and Wilson over the next few seasons. Johnson and Anderson are both point guards. After sitting out the 2016-17 season with a torn ACL, Johnson averaged 11.5 points per game this season.

Tory MillerStewart was primarily a backup at Colorado his first three seasons before missing all but six games this past season. He was sidelined for the season because of a broken foot.

At 6’8 250 Miller-Stewart would give Miami some much need size up front. Rising Junior Rodney Miller is the only player currently on the roster above 220 pounds.

In 101 career games with Colorado Miller-Stewart averaged 4.8 PPG and 3.67 RPG. He shot above 50 percent in his final two seasons with the Buffaloes after not doing so as a Freshman and Sophomore. He would have one season of eligibility remaining.

Austin Nehls started 89 of 90 games during his three seasons at Central Connecticut State. Miami might have some competition from Nehls hometown Arizona Wildcats. He is a 6’3 shooting guard. In three seasons with the Blue Devils Nehls averaged 11.7 PPG, 3.7 RPG, shot a respectable 36.5 percent from three and 75.7 percent from the free throw line.

What is concerning is that his scoring and shooting numbers were down this season. He averaged just 9.7 points per game and shot career lows 34.4 percent on threes and 64.2 percent from the free throw line.