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Senior college athletes may get an opportunity to play another season

Lee Faria
Updated: March 27, 2020 11:07 PM
Created: March 27, 2020 09:20 PM

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M.- There's a chance college seniors could be eligible to play another year of collegiate basketball.

On March the 30, the NCAA Board of Governors will vote on whether to allow winter sports seniors another year of eligibility.


Lobo women's head basketball coach Mike Bradbury is on board, but he also knows there are some serious hoops to jump  through.
"It's not just the scholarship, it's the travel," he said. "There's just a lot of things financially that go into it and then there's a concern of incoming players because they were coming in and they came to the school because that kid was graduating in that position was open well now it's not."

With that in mind, the Lobos have put together a quality class but he says recruiting has been a challenge while the nation practices social distancing.

"Coming up with ideas of, you know, such as the video calls and things like that," Bradbury said. 

Bradbury says he knows last season was exception not the rule, but if there was one thing that he can bank on, it's that Jayden de la Cerda is ready for prime time.

"That kids will to win and her work ethic is beyond anybody I've ever coached," he said.

When the Lobos get back to the business of playing basketball, they will start their season on Nov. 4.

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