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Marine appealing NCAA rule stopping him from play
By: Staff  Writer - AP
Published: 8/18/2013  at  4:24:18 PM
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MURFREESBORO, Tenn. (AP) - A Middle Tennessee freshman who finished five years of active service in the Marines this summer is appealing an NCAA rule preventing him from playing this season because he played in a recreational league in the military.

According to The Daily News Journal (http://on.dnj.com/14Y6mD9 ), the rule essentially says student-athletes that do not enroll in college within a year of their high school graduation will be charged one year of intercollegiate eligibility for every academic year they participate in organized competition.

By NCAA standards, Steven Rhodes' play at the Marine base counted as ``organized competition'' because there were game officials, team uniforms and the score was kept.

MTSU spokesman Mark Owens told The Associated Press on Sunday that the school hopes to hear from the NCAA within the next month.

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Information from: The Daily News Journal, http://www.dnj.com

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