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Jordan Burgess, Mo Alie-Cox Ineligible For 2012-2013 Season

VCU Athletics is reporting that incoming freshmen Jordan Burgess have been ruled Ineligible for the 2012-2013 season. Jordan will practice with the team but Mo will have to sit out one full year. They retain scholarships during this time:

RICHMOND, Va. – Freshmen Jordan Burgess and Mo Alie-Cox of the VCU men’s basketball team have been declared partial qualifiers by the NCAA, thus not being eligible for competition for the 2012-13 season.

Burgess will be allowed to participate in practice throughout the year. Alie-Cox will not participate in practice or competition this year, but will be on scholarship. Both will be eligible for competition in 2013-14.

“Both Jordan and Mo have begun their academic careers at VCU in an exemplary way,” Head Coach Shaka Smart said. Ëach student-athlete’s long term development, on and off the court, remains our primary focus.”

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