Wednesday, December 23, 2009
USC's Washington regains eligibility
By Diamond Leung
USC forward Leonard Washington was declared eligible today, according to a team source, just in time for a showdown against one-loss Saint Mary's at the Diamond Head Classic, which tips off in about half an hour.
Washington, a sophomore, sat out the first semester due to academic issues, but his grades were posted this morning. He made 13 starts for the Trojans as a freshman.
With point guard Mike Gerrity now eligible as well and leading the team, it's all coming together for the Trojans just in time for the Pac-10 season.