Withey's request for transfer is denied by Arizona
Arizona has refused to grant freshman Jeff Withey's request to transfer, leaving his status -- and the Wildcats' frontcourt -- unsettled.
Withey, a 6-foot-10 center, asked for his release last week. In a meeting Monday night with Withey and his parents, Arizona athletic director Jim Livengood denied the request.
"My very simple reason is I firmly believe, as the letter of intent states, that he needs to stay a full academic year," Livengood said to the Arizona Daily Star. "At the ...
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