A fan favorite in Chapel Hill and former UNC basketball standout forward Brady Manek has inked a deal to continue his playing career professionally.
Manek, who played just one season for the Tar Heels after transferring from Oklahoma, has signed with the Perth Wildcats. The Wildcats are the most successful team in the NBL — the highest professional league in Australia. They have 10 championships, winning six since 2010.
Before signing with the Perth Wildcats, Manek played for the Charlotte Hornets in the 2022 NBA Summer League this summer.
Manek will join the Wildcats as they prepare for their season opener on October 2.
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