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    BREAKING: Maurice Jones not eligible - OLD THREAD

    According to spokesman Mike Green, Maurice Jones is not eligible to play for Iowa State next season. He was not eligible when he left USC and according to NCAA rules, will not be eligible at Iowa State because of that. Iowa State made an appeal to the NCAA and lost.

    Will write more later. Literally in my truck, pulled over typing this now as I drive to the Keg Stand.



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    Re: BREAKING: Maurice Jones not eligible

    Well poop



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    Re: BREAKING: Maurice Jones not eligible

    Quote Originally Posted by ChrisMWilliams View Post
    According to spokesman Mike Green, Maurice Jones is not eligible to play for Iowa State next season. He was not eligible when he left USC and according to NCAA rules, will not be eligible at Iowa State because of that. Iowa State made an appeal to the NCAA and lost.

    Will write more later. Literally in my truck, pulled over typing this now as I drive to the Keg Stand.
    Thank you for the update. I like where your priorities are at.



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    Re: BREAKING: Maurice Jones not eligible

    ISU lost an appeal with the NCAA?! Never!



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    Re: BREAKING: Maurice Jones not eligible

    I guess we don't have to play the scholarship game anymore.



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    Re: BREAKING: Maurice Jones not eligible

    More details from Travis HInes.

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    Re: BREAKING: Maurice Jones not eligible

    LET THE BUBU PALO ERA BEGIN



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    Re: BREAKING: Maurice Jones not eligible

    We lost our MauJo.


    Remember, you're unique. Just like everyone else.

    Until further notice, the Big 12 tournament is best. There's an experience here. Not just the teams -- the feel, the vibe, the establishments. Iowa State not only won the pregame -- filling the nearby Power & Light District -- it won the whole damn scene.

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    Re: BREAKING: Maurice Jones not eligible

    Quote Originally Posted by ISUKyro View Post
    ISU lost an appeal with the NCAA?! Never!
    Jones has since transferred to UCLA where he will be eligible to play for tonight's game.


    Last edited by swarthmoreCY; 02-06-2013 at 10:49 PM.

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    Re: BREAKING: Maurice Jones not eligible

    I hope for his sake that he can figure things out academically. Much more important things than basketball in the long term.

    That being said, we'll be pretty thin at PG next season. Trial by fire for the young guys. I have faith that Bubu will work hard to be a reliable starting point guard option, but I'm really hoping MM or Naz can step in and succeed.


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    Re: BREAKING: Maurice Jones not eligible

    Oh Lawd..



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    Re: BREAKING: Maurice Jones not eligible

    Quote Originally Posted by DistrictCyclone View Post
    LET THE BUBU PALO ERA BEGIN
    I love Bubu off the bench. Not sure if he is who you want to be your starting PG. I think he and Morris will be splitting a lot of time next year



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    Re: BREAKING: Maurice Jones not eligible

    Quote Originally Posted by CarlHungus View Post
    I love Bubu off the bench. Not sure if he is who you want to be your starting PG. I think he and Morris will be splitting a lot of time next year
    You're probably right. IN FRED WE TRUST



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    Re: BREAKING: Maurice Jones not eligible

    If Bubu keeps it up, I think he should be starting PG next year.. Great control with the ball and hasn't forced anything. Work on his 3pt shot and I would love him starting and sharing time with Morris.



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    Re: BREAKING: Maurice Jones not eligible

    Quote Originally Posted by CynadoAlley View Post
    I hope for his sake that he can figure things out academically. Much more important things than basketball in the long term.

    That being said, we'll be pretty thin at PG next season. Trial by fire for the young guys. I have faith that Bubu will work hard to be a reliable starting point guard option, but I'm really hoping MM or Naz can step in and succeed.
    I don't think the plan is for Naz to be a PG. I think he'll be more of a combo. I'm sure he could play some minutes there in a pinch but I'm guessing Monte and Bubu will play the majority of minutes at PG for us next year.



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