Virginia announced guard Jontel Evans underwent right foot surgery Tuesday to correct a stress fracture and will miss six weeks.
In a related note, the Cavaliers open the season Nov. 9 at George Mason —- just five and a half weeks from now.
Evans averaged 7.3 points and 3.9 assists while starting all 32 games for Virginia last season. He has started 70 games in his career and is the only scholarship senior on the Cavaliers’ roster.
—- Patrick Stevens