McKnight denied waiver by SEC, ineligible for Vols men's basketb

McKnight denied waiver by SEC, ineligible for Vols men's basketball team

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Eric McKnight (source: FGCU) Eric McKnight (source: FGCU)

KNOXVILLE (WATE) - Signee Eric McKnight will not be eligible to play for the UT men's basketball team next season after he was denied a graduate transfer waiver by the SEC.

“We have been informed that Eric McKnight has been denied the graduate transfer waiver by the SEC," said Coach Donnie Tyndall. "We pursued this issue through the proper protocol, and I respect the process. Although we are disappointed that Eric will not be joining our program, we are focused on moving forward.”

Previous story: Vols add McKnight to 2014 signing class

McKnight was a part of the well-known 2012-13 Florida Gulf Coast University team that advanced to the Sweet Sixteen.


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