Royce White's eligibility waiver denied
AMES, Iowa -- Iowa State says the NCAA has denied forward Royce White a waiver to play this season after he transferred from Minnesota.
The Cyclones say they will appeal the ruling.
White, a 6-foot-8, 250-pound native of Minneapolis, signed with Minnesota for last season but never played a game for the Golden Gophers.
White was suspended last fall after an incident at the Mall of America. He later pleaded guilty to theft and disorderly conduct and left Minnesota in February.
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