UVA to retire jersey of basketball star Malcolm Brogdon

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CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (WDBJ7) -- The University of Virginia will retire the jersey of basketball star Malcom Brogdon.

His No. 15 jersey will be retired on Feb. 20 before the Cavaliers host Miami.

Brogdon is a two-time All-American. He is in his rookie season with the NBA’s Milwaukee Bucks.

He finished his career ranked ninth on UVA’s all-time scoring list with 1,809 points. He also ranks first in free throw percentage (87.6%), second in games played (136), fifth in minutes played (4,157), sixth in 3-point field goal percentage (36.5%), seventh in 3-pointers (185) and ninth in free throws (422).

The other former Virginia men’s basketball players whose numbers have been retired are Jeff Lamp (3), Barry Parkhill (40), Ralph Sampson (50), Sean Singletary (44), Bryant Stith (20), Wally Walker (41), and Buzzy Wilkinson (14). Their numbers and Brogdon’s No. 15 will not be worn again.

Look to the right of your screen or scroll below to see Brogdon’s letter to fans.