Pitt's Mike Cook Denied Extra Year of Eligibility

August 21st, 2008
Pittsburgh Panthers

PITTSBURGH(AP) The NCAA rejected Pittsburgh forward Mike Cook's request for an extra year of eligibility on Wednesday. His senior season was cut short by a knee injury.

Cook played 11 games before injuring his knee Dec. 20 during overtime of a 65-64 win over Duke.

Under NCAA rules, an extra year of eligibility is possible if the athlete plays 30 percent or fewer of the team's games. Cook played 11 of 32 games - or 34 percent.

He averaged 10.4 points last season. Pitt was 40-8 with Cook as a starter.

Illinois State's Sampay Undergoes Surgery

August 6th, 2008
Illinois St

NORMAL, Ill. - Illinois State senior forward Brandon Sampay underwent surgery Monday to repair a congenital condition in his left hip, and as a result, will be sidelined for four-to-five months. Sampay's surgery went well, and he has already begun the rehabilitation process.

Georgia Tech's Dickey Taking Red-Shirt

December 19th, 2007
Georgia Tech

ATLANTA - Ra'Sean Dickey, a senior center for Georgia Tech's men's basketball team, has decided to red-shirt the 2007-08 season.

The 6-10, 250-pound Dickey, who has missed the first eight games of the season due to academic ineligibility, also has been forced to miss considerable practice time because of acute tendonitis in his right knee and is not yet able to play.

Syracuse Guard Devendorf Done For Season

December 17th, 2007
Syracuse junior guard Eric Devendorf will miss the rest of the season with a torn ACL in his left knee, the university announced yesterday. The injury occurred when Devendorf landed awkwardly on his left leg after making a pass during the second

Tasmin Mitchell Likely Out For the Season

November 28th, 2007
As reported by numerous media outlets Monday, LSU junior forward Tasmin Mitchell is likely out for the season after it was decided he would need to undergo surgery to repair a stress fracture in his left ankle that has kept him out for the majority of this season. “It’s the best decision to go ahead with the surgery and there is a good chance I will probably not be back this season,” Mitchell
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