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WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (AP) — Wake Forest says forward Dinos Mitoglou won't return for his senior season and instead will play professionally in Europe.
Coach Danny Manning announced Mitoglou's decision Saturday, and the school says the native of Greece is expected to sign a four-year deal with Athens-based Panathinaikos.
Mitoglou is a 6-foot-10 forward who averaged 9.3 points and 5.4 rebounds and made 123 3-pointers in three seasons with the Demon Deacons, earning the nickname the "Greek Deac" during his college career.
Manning calls it "a great opportunity for him to return home and play for one of the best clubs in the world."
He joins John Collins as underclassmen who left the program this offseason. Collins was drafted in the first round by the Atlanta Hawks.
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