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CHARLOTTESVILLE—Calvin Baker, a senior guard on the Virginia’s men’s basketball team, had arthroscopic surgery on Tuesday (Oct. 27) to remove a loose piece of cartilage in his right knee.

Baker is expected to be out 2-3 weeks.

Baker has lettered twice for the Cavaliers since transferring from William and Mary. He averaged 8.4 points, 2.3 rebounds, 2.8 assists and 24.9 minutes played a game last season. He was second on the team in steals (32), tied for second in assists and third in scoring. Baker played in all 28 of the team’s games in 2008-09 and started 22.

He has played in all 61 of Virginia’s games the last two seasons, starting 30, and has averaged 8.5 points, 2.4 rebounds, 2.6 assists and 25.1 minutes played a game.

Baker is from Newport News, Va.

Virginia opens its 2009-10 schedule at home on Nov. 13 against Longwood.

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