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Username Post: Cressler        (Topic#16503)
igetzbuckets 
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03-26-14 02:03 PM - Post#168429    
    In response to Penn94

If there is no scholarships in IVY play why does one have to sit at all? It's not like he received any special privileges? Seems unfair to the player's of IVY ball that they are subject to same NCAA rules scholarship athletes are at other schools.

 
mountainred 
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Loc: Charleston, WV
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03-26-14 06:38 PM - Post#168452    
    In response to Penn94

  • Penn94 Said:
I would think that if he transfers now, he could ask for the waiver of the one-year break, yes? Since I am assuming he didn't participate in any team activities this year?



I guess you can always apply for a waiver and won't hazard a guess as to how the NCAA chooses to grant them. I didn't see a mention of this exception in the NCAA's printed transfer rules, but that's probably not dispositive.

My understanding is that he had started to practice with the team, but certainly did not play in any game or scrimmage.


 
SomeGuy 
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03-26-14 08:59 PM - Post#168470    
    In response to mountainred

Practicing with the team could be an issue for getting a fifth year of eligibility.

 
Columbia 37P6 
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03-26-14 10:26 PM - Post#168483    
    In response to Penn94

If the Ivy League does not give "athletic scholarships" why did Cressler need a "release?" I thought student-athletes in the Ivy League did not need to obtain a "release" to transfer to another school. Am I mistaken?

 
H78 
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03-27-14 12:03 AM - Post#168492    
    In response to Columbia 37P6

  • Columbia 37P6 Said:
If the Ivy League does not give "athletic scholarships" why did Cressler need a "release?" I thought student-athletes in the Ivy League did not need to obtain a "release" to transfer to another school. Am I mistaken?


Varsity athletes do need a release, I gather. Max Hooper got a release 2 years ago, sat out one year at St. Johns, and played this past season. I'm sure there are other examples people can cite.

 
cornellfan4 
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03-27-14 08:34 AM - Post#168508    
    In response to H78

https://twitter.com/BrewsterHoops/status/ 448972681...

Speaking of Max Hooper, Hooper is graduating and transferring again

 
mountainred 
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03-27-14 06:21 PM - Post#168545    
    In response to Columbia 37P6

  • Columbia 37P6 Said:
If the Ivy League does not give "athletic scholarships" why did Cressler need a "release?" I thought student-athletes in the Ivy League did not need to obtain a "release" to transfer to another school. Am I mistaken?



You may be thinking of National Letters of Intent, which the Ivies and service academies don't use. Sign one of those and if the school does not release the you when you enroll somewhere else you lose a year of eligibility and must sit out a season.

 
H78 
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03-29-14 11:24 PM - Post#168641    
    In response to cornellfan4

  • cornellfan4 Said:
https://twitter.com/BrewsterHoops/status/ 448972681...

Speaking of Max Hooper, Hooper is graduating and transferring again


Wow. So, not counting the one-year sitting out time at St. Johns, that makes 6 schools in 6 years for this well-traveled young man:

Jr. year in NorCal
Sr. year at Mater Dei
Post Grad year at Brewster
Freshman year at Harvard
RS Sophomore year at St. Johns
Next year, wherever...

 
AsiaSunset 
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03-31-14 04:51 PM - Post#168790    
    In response to H78

Rutgers in between Harvard and St John's

 
H78 
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03-31-14 11:57 PM - Post#168807    
    In response to AsiaSunset

I remember that Hooper, like a number of other BB players, prides himself in his large and catalogued shoe collection. Perhaps a metaphor for all the places he's been!

You're kidding about Rutgers, right? I'm a little slow on the uptake sometimes.

 
AsiaSunset 
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04-02-14 04:27 PM - Post#168911    
    In response to H78

Actually just mistaken. I had another Harvard prep school target on the mind - Austin Carroll

 
H78 
PhD Student
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04-02-14 07:21 PM - Post#168926    
    In response to AsiaSunset

That's OK. You know, with all the schools he's attended, it'd be easy to toss Rutgers in there as well.

 
Bryan 
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Reg: 11-21-04
04-08-14 07:47 AM - Post#169160    
    In response to H78

According to the Pittsburgh Tribune this morning Cressler now has scholarship offers from Dayton, Vanderbilt and Rutgers.

Bryan

 
mountainred 
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Loc: Charleston, WV
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04-15-14 08:37 PM - Post#169506    
    In response to Bryan

Getting back to the original topic: Cressler is headed to Vandy.

 
Penn94 
PhD Student
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Reg: 11-21-04
Cressler
04-16-14 10:52 AM - Post#169527    
    In response to mountainred

and the Cornell to Vanderbilt pipeline is re-opened 20 years later after Pax Whitehead went there.


 
rbg 
PhD Student
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Reg: 10-20-14
09-07-18 11:11 AM - Post#261000    
    In response to Penn94

Some Nolan Cressler news. He has signed a contract to play with KK Dynamic of the Basketball League of Serbia. Last year, was in Estonia where he play in the Baltic League for Avis Utilitas Rapla.

https://triblive.com/sports/otherlocal/140 50945-74...

http://www.post-gazette.com/sports/other-sports/2 0...

 
mountainred 
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Age: 51
Loc: Charleston, WV
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09-08-18 01:12 PM - Post#261046    
    In response to rbg

Estonia seems to be agreeing with him (or at least his basketball game).

 
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