Mickey wins appeal

LSU basketball signee Jordan Mickey has won his appeal to the NCAA and is now eligible, according to the player's father. Come inside with TSD's Matt McCurdy for all the latest.

According to James Wright Sr., the father of LSU basketball signee Jordan Mickey, his son has won his appeal to the NCAA and is now eligible for the 2013-14 season.

It was originally learned by TSD on July 11 that Mickey and fellow Prime Prep teammate Karviar Shepherd were ruled ineligible by the NCAA for issues stemming back to the legitimacy of the upstart school.

Wright said while it was a frustrating process, he and his son never had any doubt that Mickey would be cleared.

"In all honesty, we had nothing to worry about," explained Wright. "Jordan is a good student. I told him it will all work out."

Wright did, however, have no idea about lingering issues with his son's "amateur status," as was reported by ESPN's Jeff Goodman.

To read more about that and get additional comments from Wright on the situation, click on the link below.

Mickey now eligible, according to his father

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