NCAA to offer eligibility relief for athletes involved in spring sports

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FILE – In this March 18, 2015, file photo, the NCAA logo is displayed at center court as work continues at The Consol Energy Center in Pittsburgh, for the NCAA college basketball tournament. The NCAA took a significant step toward allowing all Division I athletes to transfer one time without sitting out a season of competition. A plan to change the waiver process is expected to be presented to the Division I Council in April, 2020. If adopted, new criteria would go into effect for the 2020-21 academic year and be a boon for athletes in high-profile sports such as football and men’s and women’s basketball. (AP Photo/Keith Srakocic, File)

(WSPA) – The NCAA announced Friday that they will afford eligibility relief to Division I athletes that participate in spring sports.

The NCAA also revealed via Twitter that the Council Coordination Committee has placed a ban on in-person recruiting visits as well as suspended any campus visits by prospective student-athletes.

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