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July 14, 2006

RICHMOND – University of Virginia guard Sean Singletary is the men’s basketball University Division State Player of the Year for the 2005-06 season and a first-team All-State selection by the Virginia Sports Information Directors Association (VaSID). UVa guard J.R. Reynolds earned second-team All-State honors.

Singletary, who is from Philadelphia, Pa., averaged 17.7 points, 4.4 rebounds and 4.2 assists a game, and earned first-team All-Atlantic Coast Conference honors during the 2005-06 season. He is the first Virginia men’s basketball player to earn first-team All-ACC honors since Bryant Stith in 1992. Singletary ranked third in the ACC in free throw percentage (.845, 125-148), fifth in scoring, fifth in steals (54, 1.86 spg.), sixth in assists and eighth in minutes played (982, 33.86 mpg.).

Reynolds, from Roanoke, Va., averaged 17.0 points, 3.1 rebounds and 3.1 assists a game, and earned third-team All-ACC honors for the 2005-06 season. He scored in double figures in each of the last 24 games of the season and scored at least 20 points in nine games. He ranked eighth in the ACC in scoring and ninth in free throw percentage (.776, 128-165).

George Mason University’s Jim Larranaga was selected the Coach of the Year by VaSID and Juwann James of James Madison University was honored as the Rookie of the Year.

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