Washington's Day is academically ineligible

SEATTLE ­- Sophomore Jeffrey Day has been ruled academically ineligible and will be out of action indefinitely, University of Washington men¹s basketball coach Lorenzo Romar announced Friday.

The 6-foot-9 forward, who did not practice with the team Friday, will definitely miss Saturday¹s game against Cal State Northridge. He will be unable to practice or play with the team until he is declared eligible.

Day averaged 6.5 points and 5.0 rebounds during the Huskies¹ first eight games. He started six times, including the season opener on Nov. 24 against Montana State when he registered career highs with 10 points and nine rebounds.

A product of Seattle Prep High School, Day averaged 2.8 points and 2.8 rebounds as a UW freshman in 2001-02. He ranked second on the team with 30 blocked shots.

Washington (4-4) is in the midst of a six-game homestand, including Saturday¹s game against Northridge that starts at 2 p.m.

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