A busy offseason in Charlottesville continues to remain, well, busy. On Tuesday, Virginia landed a commitment from one of the top transfers available in 2019: Marquette forward Sam Hauser. The announcement was made on Hauser’s Twitter page.
Hauser will redshirt during the 2019-20 season. He has one more year of eligibility remaining.
Sam Hauser to Virginia. Will sit one to play one. https://t.co/JE1nouX1YN
— Jeff Goodman (@GoodmanHoops) May 28, 2019
Sam Houser has already scored over 1,200 career points in college; during the 2018-19 campaign, he averaged 14.9 points and 7.2 rebounds (19.5 percent defensive rebound rate). At 6-foot-8, Hauser is an excellent shooter (40.2 3P%, 57.6 eFG% this season) and fringy NBA prospect.