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UNI basketball adds Virginia transfer

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University of Virginia sophomore Paul Jesperson is headed to Cedar Falls.  The former Mr. Basketball in the state of Wisconsin will transfer to UNI.

Jesperson averaged 4.7 points and 2.2 rebounds in 25.7 minutes per game.  He selected UNI after also taking visits to Saint Louis and USC.

Coming out of high school in Merrill, Wisconsin, Jesperson was ranked as the 89th best player in the country by ESPN.com.

He'll have 2 years of eligibility for the Panthers and can begin playing in the 2014-15 season.

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