Chester native, Derrick Jones, has been disqualified to continue playing in his freshman season at UNLV over his ACT test, despite his academic performance at the school.

There’s some strong language in the article that implies not everyone is in agreement with the NCAA decision, but I’ll  leave it up to you to come to your own conclusions.

I will say that when chatting with a friend who coached big time college hoops, he said the hardest part of the job was staying in compliance with the nebulous and ever changing NCAA requirements. As much as he wanted to coach at the college level, when an NBA coaching position became available, he jumped on it.

For those of you who has seen Derrick Jones perform, he could be a NBA Slam Dunk finalist next year.

Read the Derrick Jones disqualification article