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Patrick Swilling's request denied

Updated: August 20, 2014, 5:36 PM ET
Associated Press

TULSA, Okla. -- The NCAA has denied former Tulsa basketball player Patrick Swilling's request for a progress-toward-degree waiver to play football based on academic eligibility.

Tulsa made the announcement Wednesday.

Swilling was accused of sexual assault earlier this year, but no charges were filed. He was suspended from the basketball team in February and did not play again. The university eventually cleared him of any violations of the student code of conduct. The student ...

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