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Transfers Don't Always Have to Sit Out a Year

The rules they are a changin' (with sincere apologies to Mr. Dylan). One almost absolute rule was that a basketball player who transfers from a Division I school to another D-I program has to sit out a year before he/she can play for the new school. Well, not always now.

Virginia-transfer Will Harris has been granted an exemption to the one-year residence rule and can play for Albany this season, 2008-09. In this case, Harris's academic house was in order, UVa supported the waiver request, and there was a difficult family situation. In the past, the NCAA very rarely...

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