|NCAA reverses course on Marine playing at MTSU|
|Written by Admin|
|Monday, 19 August 2013 13:04|
It's a reversal from the NCAA's earlier decision to rule Steven Rhodes was ineligible because he played in a recreational league during his military service. School officials had said earlier Monday that they were working with NCAA officials to come up with a solution.
Late Monday afternoon, the NCAA issued a news release saying they wanted to thank Roberts for his service, wished him well and that member schools would continue to re-examine the competition rules.
Middle Tennessee President Sidney McPhee says it ``exciting news'' and thanked the NCAA for the review.