November 22nd, 2019 | by CollegeAD

It took the NCAA fewer than five business days to make known its ruling in the James Wiseman case. Memphis’ star freshman was declared ineligible mid-morning on Nov. 14, and by late afternoon on Nov. 20, the announcement was made that the Tigers would have to make do without him until their game against South Florida on Jan. 12. Laird Veatch, the university’s athletic director, is hopeful the appeal process will track along a similar timeline. Memphis is expected to formally file its appeal of the NCAA’s decision Friday. “I think it’ll hopefully be in the not-too-distant future,” said Veatch. “We’ll do everything we can to move it forward. I’m optimistic, at least, that they’re going to want to move forward, too.” -Jason Munz, Memphis Commercial Appeal. Read More.

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