University of Virginia suspends two basketball players for season-opener
Perrantes, a sophomore, averaged 5.5 points and led the team with 3.8 assists per game last season. Nolte, a junior, added 2.8 points per game off the bench.
UVA opens its season next week, traveling to Harrisonburg, VA, to play James Madison on Nov. 14.
Nolte and Perrantes will return to the team for its second game of the season, a home game against Norfolk State on Nov. 16.
The Cavaliers, ranked 9th by the AP and 8th by the USAToday Coaches poll in the preseason, finished last season 30-7 and reached the Sweet 16 in the NCAA tournament.