PITTSBURGH (AP) -The NCAA has rejected Pittsburgh forward Mike Cook's request for an extra year of eligibility.
The school appealed to the NCAA after Cook's senior season ended with a knee injury. Cook played in 11 games before the injury Dec. 20 against Duke.
Under NCAA rules, an extra year of eligibility is possible if the athlete plays 30 percent or fewer of the team's games. Pitt played 37 games last season - but that included six postseason games, which under NCAA rules count only as one combined game for medical redshirt purposes.
That means Cook played in 34 percent of the Panthers' games.
Cook graduated with a degree in communications last spring.

Recent NCAAB Discussions


NCAAB Headlines

More inNCAAB News  

NCAAB Top Stories

Thumbnail 2017 NCAA Title Odds Fresh off its first Sweet 16 berth in three years, Indiana seems to be trending back in the right direction under coach Tom Crean. This fall, though, will challenge the...
Thumbnail 2017 NCAA Title Odds George Washington named Maurice Joseph its interim head men’s basketball coach last week. Will the 31-year-old be able to keep the Colonials humming in 2016-17?
More inNCAAB Articles  

NCAAB Team Pages