Saturday November 29th, 2014

Fordham announced that sophomore guard Jon Severe is taking a leave of absence from the team for personal reasons.

The news was first reported by Zach Braziller of the New York Post.

Braziller reports that the plan is for Severe to remain at Fordham but that there is no timetable for when he will return to the team.

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Severe ranked second on the team in scoring with 17.3 points per game last season. Over three games this season, he has averaged 1.7 points and 2.3 rebounds.

A heralded recruit in the class of 2013, Severe chose the Rams over reported scholarship offers from Pittsburgh, Cincinnati and West Virginia.

Fordham (1-3), picked to finish last in the Atlantic 10 preseason poll, hosts Maryland Eastern Shore on Saturday.

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