Hauser brothers include Virginia among finalists for transfer

UVA basketballSam Hauser and Joey Hauser have narrowed their list of transfer options to three schools: Virginia, Wisconsin and Michigan State.

The brothers announced last month their intention to transfer from Marquette. Both are underclassmen, and would have to sit out the 2019-2020 season under NCAA transfer rules.

Sam Hauser, a 6’8” junior, averaged 14.9 points and 7.2 rebounds in 33.4 minutes per game in 2018-2019. Joey Hauser, a 6’9” freshman, averaged 9.7 points and 5.3 rebounds in 29.2 minutes per game this past season.

Both are also threats from deep: Joey shot 42.5 percent from three-point range, and Sam shot 40.2 percent from behind the arc.

One other stat to weigh in: Sam’s effective field-goal percentage was 57.6, and Joey’s was 54.2.

Kyle Guy led Virginia’s starters in 2018-2019 with an EFA of 58.5.

According to Jeff Goodman at Stadium, the Hausers are set to visit Virginia on Thursday.

Story by Chris Graham



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