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Tyler Smith eligible for '07

Tyler Smith eligible for '07

The University of Tennessee basketball outlook just keeps getting brighter and brighter. The NCAA has granted a waiver to University of Iowa transfer Tyler Smith, making him eligible for the upcoming 2007-08 season.

Transfers normally must sit out a year, as was the case with the Vols' J.P. Prince, who transferred to UT from Arizona in January of 2007 and will not be eligible to represent the Big Orange until January of 2008. NCAA officials occasionally grant waivers, however, that override the one-year sit-out rule. They approved such a waiver for Tyler Smith, so he can be closer to his father, Billy, who is... Recommended Stories

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