Hornets sign 7-foot center Mike Tobey from Virginia

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) The Charlotte Hornets have signed 7-foot Virginia center Mike Tobey.

Financial terms were not disclosed Monday.

Tobey averaged 6.8 points and 4.0 rebounds in 16.3 minutes in four seasons at Virginia. He shot 62.2 percent last season, third best in the ACC. He won the ACC's Sixth Man of the Year as a junior.

Hornets general manager Rich Cho says Tobey impressed during minicamp and the summer league. He calls Tobey a ''talented young big man with a lot of potential.''