The saga of Pitt grad transfer Cam Johnson has finally ended with stunning decision Grant Halverson/Getty Images
CHAPEL HILL, NC - JANUARY 31: Cameron Johnson #23 of the Pittsburgh Panthers reacts after making a three-point basket against the North Carolina Tar Heels during the game at the Dean Smith Center on January 31, 2017 in Chapel Hill, North Carolina. North Carolina won 80-78. (Photo by Grant Halverson/Getty Images)

The saga of Pittsburgh graduate transfer Cameron Johnson wasn’t over when he committed to UNC, although it was a huge deal for the Tar Heels. He still had the hurdle of his full release to jump over and it seems he’s gotten that now:

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Johnson was initially going to have to sit out a year after his transfer despite graduating early and having two years of eligibility remaining. However, his impassioned plea to the Pittsburgh administration and highly publicized case surely helped to get him the verdict he was seeking.

He shot 41 percent from beyond the three-point line last season at Pitt and is expected to take up the role of a slightly less athletic, better shooting Justin Jackson this season for UNC. The 6’8″ guard is going to help Joel Berry, Theo Pinson, Kenny Williams and Luke May stay near the top of the ACC next season.

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