Drey Mingo knows about hardship.
Now, the Purdue power forward must convince the NCAA. She is petitioning the group for a sixth season of eligibility after two seasons of illness and injury.
Mingo, who played her first two seasons of college basketball at Maryland, had to sit out for a season because of transfer rules after coming to Purdue.
Mingo returned to the court for her junior season with Purdue in the fall of 2010. But after only four games with the Boilermakers, ...