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Joshua Smith academically ineligible at Georgetown

Discussion in 'Colorado Basketball Message Board' started by Buffnik, Jan 24, 2014.

  1. Buffnik

    Buffnik Real name isn't Nik Club Member Junta Member

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    "Josh Smith is ineligible for the remainder of the year because of academics,'' Thompson said in a statement provided by the Hoyas. "It's disappointing. A lot of what we did was geared toward his presence."

    The 6-foot-10, 350-pound Smith transferred from UCLA last December and sat out the spring 2013 semester. He received a waiver to play in the fall without having to sit out a full two semesters. Receiving a waiver isn't uncommon when a medical issue is given as the reason, but Smith was given a rare exception for two seasons of remaining eligibility -- despite having played in six games for the Bruins in the fall of 2012 as a junior.

    http://espn.go.com/mens-college-bas...wn-hoyas-ruled-academically-ineligible-season

    Is anyone surprised?
     
  2. RumblinBuff

    RumblinBuff That one blogging guy Club Member

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    [video=youtube;mkoPq5AOCOA]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mkoPq5AOCOA[/video]
     
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  3. wsp4820

    wsp4820 Sally Club Member Junta Member

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    Shocking.
     
  4. tante

    tante Club Member Club Member

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    Sounds like NCAA gives too many basketball exemptions.
     
  5. CVilleBuff

    CVilleBuff Club Member Club Member

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    Maybe Altman can get a waiver for a waiver for a waiver.
     
  6. Scotch

    Scotch Registered User Club Member Junta Member

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    :lol:
     
  7. jcatcher

    jcatcher Club Member Club Member

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    Who else first saw this on the main page where it only showed "Joshua Smith academically inel..." and read it in a panic as "Josh Scott..."?

    I'm sure I'm not the only one.
     
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  8. FLounder

    FLounder The Buffs will rise again! Club Member

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    You're the only one.
     
  9. SpacemanSpiff

    SpacemanSpiff Club Member Club Member

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    I read it as Josh Smith....the former CU WR (and "what the f is he doing?" KR). I was trying to figure out how UCLA found more eligibility for him (or why they wanted to).
     
  10. DBT

    DBT Club Member Club Member

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    I read it as "Justin Bieber arrested for DUI."
     
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  11. Ruckus

    Ruckus Peep my words. Club Member

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    Probably no one, because that's ****ing stupid. Reading comprehension on allbuffs may be an issue, but not knowing Josh Scott's name? Maybe you shouldn't have admitted that.
     

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