Iverson Suspended By NCAA For Nov. 14 Austin Peay Game
Oct. 30, 2013
MEMPHIS, Tenn.-- University of Memphis men's basketball freshman Kuran Iverson has been suspended by the NCAA for the Tigers' season opener Nov. 14 versus Austin Peay after participating in an unauthorized summer league game in Hartford, Conn.
Iverson, who is a part of the Tigers' No. 2 nationally-ranked recruiting class, did not seek permission from Memphis to play in the game. Under NCAA rules, players are only allowed to play in summer league games in either their home area or close to where they attend school, but not both. Iverson had already participated in the Bluff City Classic prior to playing in the Hartford summer league game.
Memphis self-reported the violation.
Iverson is allowed to play in the Tigers' Nov. 8 exhibition contest against Christian Brothers, but is suspended for the Nov. 14 regular-season opener versus Austin Peay. The Hartford, Conn., native's first regular-season action is Nov. 19 when the Tigers travel to Stillwater, Okla., to face the No. 12 Oklahoma State Cowboys.