Seven-footer Andy Van Vliet has been granted his release by basketball coach Greg Gard, so the junior can explore his transfer options. The school announced Van Vliet’s intention to leave Tuesday. Van Vliet is a native of Antwerp, Belgium. He averaged 3.4 points a game, to go with 1.4 rebounds last season. His career-high of 18 points and eight rebounds came in the game against South Carolina State. He played in 31 games over two seasons for the Badgers.