This decision was rendered by the NCAA Student-Athlete Reinstatement Staff based on amateurism guidelines.
We appreciate the NCAAs cooperative review of Alexs case, said director of athletics Kevin Anderson. However, it has been a difficult situation in light of Alexs educational pursuits. Alex and his family have been very patient and honest throughout this process, which speaks well of his character.
Alex has been working very hard to prepare himself for this opportunity, said head coach Mark Turgeon. We look forward to having him on the court and to see how hell fit into what we want to do offensively and defensively.
Maryland plays an exhibition game on Friday, Nov. 4 against Northwood and is preparing for its season-opener against UNC Wilmington on Sunday, Nov. 13.