Former UVA Basketball Player Sean Singletary Arrested on DUI Charge
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (WVIR) - Sean Singletary, the University of Virginia basketball player who went on to play pro ball has been released after a run-in with the law. Charlottesville Police arrested the 2nd round NBA draft pick early Sunday morning for driving under the influence.
Officers say they stopped Singletary in the 1200 block of Harris St. around 4:00 a.m. They say he was driving erratically.
After performing field sobriety tests Singletary was arrested for a DUI. Warrants were obtained for driving under the influence and refusal of a breath test. He has been released from custody.
Singletary is revered as one of the top five scorers in the history of UVA men's basketball. While playing for the Hoos, he averaged close to 20 points a game. His jersey is retired in the UVA Hall of Fame.
Singletary left Charlottesville in 2008 as a second round NBA draft pick and played for the Phoenix Suns.
This weekend he was in Charlottesville leading a basketball skills clinic for children at the Boys and Girls Club.