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Smith to play for Vols after getting eligibility waiver

Updated: June 22, 2007, 6:57 PM ET
By Mark Schlabach | ESPN.com

The NCAA on Friday granted an eligibility waiver to former Iowa forward Tyler Smith, making him available to play at Tennessee this coming season.

Smith, a 6-foot-7, 220-pound sophomore, left Iowa shortly after former coach Steve Alford bolted for New Mexico. Smith was released from his scholarship by the Hawkeyes in April and then enrolled at Tennessee for summer school. If Smith hadn't been granted the waiver by the NCAA's administrative review subcommittee, he would have had to sit out ...

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