Shayok, Reuter transferring from Virginia basketball program

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) Virginia coach Tony Bennett says junior Marial Shayok and sophomore Jarred Reuter are transferring.

Bennett made the announcement Wednesday. He thanked both players for their work at Virginia and wished them well.

Shayok, a 6-foot-5 guard from Ontario, Canada, made 23 starts for the Cavaliers. He scored a career-best 23 points in a victory against UNC Wilmington in the first round of the NCAA Tournament and finished second on the team with an 8.9-point scoring average. He also averaged 20 minutes per game.

Reuter, a 6-7 forward from Marion, Massachusetts, averaged 3.8 points and 10.8 minutes per game.

Both figured to have to earn playing time next season with the additions of guard De'Andre Hunter and forward Jay Huff to the lineup.

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