Mar 18, 2017; Orlando, FL, USA; Virginia Cavaliers guard Marial Shayok (4) drives to the basket against the Florida Gators during the first half in the second round of the 2017 NCAA Tournament at Amway Center. Mandatory Credit: Kim Klement-USA TODAY Sports
Iowa State has picked up a commitment from Virginia transfer guard Marial Shayok, according to a report from ESPN’s Jeff Goodman. Shayok officially visited Ames the weekend of April 7-9.
Iowa State has landed Virginia transfer Marial Shayok, source told ESPN.
— Jeff Goodman (@GoodmanESPN) April 20, 2017
The 6-foot-5 Canada native averaged 8.9 points and 2.4 rebounds as a junior last season for the Cavaliers. He shot 33 percent from behind the 3-point line and 45 percent from the field.
He averaged 4.3 points in 15 minutes for Virginia’s 2015-16 squad that advanced to the Elite Eight. He scored five points and grabbed five rebounds in the Sweet 16 win over Iowa State.
Shayok will sit-out next season before being eligible in 2018-19. The Cyclones have three scholarships remaining for the 2017-18 season.
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