'Nova's Kennedy to transfer

Villanova sophomore forward Markus Kennedy will transfer from the Wildcats' basketball program.

The 6-9 Philadelphia native played in 31 games, starting three of them. He averaged 3.0 points, 4.4 rebounds and 14.8 minutes.

“Markus has been a valued member of our basketball family,” Villanova coach Jay Wright said in a statement. “We wish him the best in his new endeavor.”