Matthew Meyer is heading towards making a decision

After choosing last weekend to withdraw from the NBA draft, and narrowing his list to four finalists earlier this week, Matthew Mayer close to making a decision.

“I will make a decision within the next week,” Meyer told Inside Carolina on Friday.

Moving Baylor said he would choose from among four schools — Illinois, Memphis, North Carolina, Texas Tech — and while he had previously conveyed an intention to make campus visits part of the decision-making process, it appears that he is no longer in the plans.

“I probably won’t be making any visits,” Mayer added on Friday.

Mayer, who measured 6-foot-9 and 216 pounds on the NBA draft, was limited in the event with a quad injury, according to a source. He took part in some exercises and tests but did not play in addition games.

Meyer made 111 three-pointers during his four years at Baylor. Won a national championship as a junior, then He averaged a career-high 9.8 points and 5.0 rebounds in his 33 start last season. He had 10 points, including two from three throws, in his team’s loss to UNC in the second round of the NCAA Championship.

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North Carolina has an open scholarship due to a last-minute decision by sophomore guard Kerwin Walton to enter the transfer gate on May 1.

“We’re in this situation where for most of the spring we thought we wouldn’t have to use the transfer gate, and eventually Kerwin decided to leave. Now we’re in the process of looking for someone for us 13th on the team,” assistant coach Brad Frederick said. He said on the school podcast advance this month. “… Coach Davis has always talked about, for him, it’s about getting along with the Carolinas, the experience of being in North Carolina. And so what we’re trying to sell is that we come to Carolina, be a part of the Carolina basketball family and have the chance to play at the highest level on the highest stage.

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“Obviously with our team with everyone back, get a guy who has a chance to step in and help us get back to the national championship game and hopefully we can take another step, that’s kind of the corner we’re going with right now.

Mayer confirmed to Inside Carolina that UNC coaches reached out to him quickly after Walton’s departure, expressing their keen interest, but had to wait to take the next step in hiring him until he had completed his exploration of the NBA draft process.

“If there are vacancies, how do we fill them?” Davis Commented on his radio show Last month. “At the end of the day, one of my jobs is to put a team out there that has a chance to have that team on the field on the last Monday night of every year.”

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