Belardo, two others leaving Canisius basketball

Following a coaching change from Tom Parrotta to Jim Baron, Canisius point guard Gaby Belardo announced today he will not be retuning to the program.

Freshman Franklin Milian and sophomore David Santiago will also leave the team, Canisius announced.

Belardo — who played one year at South Florida, transferred to Canisius, redshirted and then played two years for the Griffs — has one year of eligibility remaining. He already earned his undergraduate degree and will make use of an NCAA rule to allows students to transfer without having to sit out if they already have a degree.

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