Found November 14, 2012 on
UCLA filed a formal appeal with the NCAA on Wednesday regarding
freshman Shabazz Muhammad being ruled ineligible to play basketball
for violating amateurism rules.
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UCLA freshman Shabazz Muhammad is eligible to play for the Bruins men's basketball immediately, the NCAA announced Friday.
Muhammad, a 6-foot-6 swingman from Las Vegas who was listed by many as the nations top high men's basketball school recruit, is expected to travel with UCLA to New York on Saturday for its games in the Legends Classic tournament.
Muhammad is expected...
The NCAAs decision to rule UCLA freshman guard Shabazz Muhammad ineligible has left his family distressed. The family has decided to speak out through a statement to CBSSports.com.
They are not pleased with the way the NCAA has handled the situation.
Shabazz and his family have been cooperating with the NCAA for well over a year, the statement read. Earlier this year, the NCAA...
A conversation overheard on an Aug. 7 commuter flight from Chicago to Memphis, Tenn., has prompted attorneys representing UCLA basketball player Shabazz Muhammad to call for the NCAA to drop its investigation and declare him eligible.
The conversation came to light in an email from an attorney who said she was seated behind a man who was speaking loudly about the work of his girlfriend...
Super recruit Shabazz Muhammad has been ruled ineligible by the NCAA because his amateurism was called into question. This has been a saga that has been drawn out far longer than anyone anticipated, and even though Muhammad’s family has continued to defend his amateurism, the NCAA still ruled against him.Baxter Holmes of the Los Angeles Times reported a conversation overheard...
UCLA is expected to file a formal appeal with the NCAA on Wednesday afternoon regarding its decision to declare freshman basketball player Shabazz Muhammad ineligible due to a violation of amateurism rules, people close to the situation who were not authorized to speak publicly told The Times.
UCLA's case is expected to be heard before the NCAA appeals committee this Friday...
Shabazz Muhammad has been reinstated by the NCAA to play immediately for UCLA.
Shabazz Muhammad is expected top be a top-3 pick in the 2013 NBA Draft regardless of whether he plays his freshman season at UCLA.