Additional Year Request Denied

Alabama basketball Coach Mark Gottfried and Chuck Davis received disappointing, if not surprising news this morning. Gottfried and UA applied for a fifth year of eligibility for Chuck Davis, who was hurt in the opening league game last year.

Gottfried said today that request had been officially denied.

"His appeal has been denied," Gottfried said. "We got that in writing this morning. We felt with circumstances happened in his family to apply to try to get a fifth year, and I thought it was the right thing to do. He was a graduate in three and a half years done eveyrhting like you're supposed to do. will have more on Mark Gottfried's thoughts during the SEC basketball summer teleconference later.

BamaMag Top Stories