USC’s backcourt received a big boost Saturday when the NCAA granted a waiver for point guard Tyrone Johnson. The waiver is effective immediately and Johnson was in the starting lineup for Saturday’s season opener against Longwood.
Here is the release from USC:
University of South Carolina head men’s basketball coach Frank Martin has announced today that junior guard Tyrone Johnson has been granted a waiver from the NCAA allowing him to compete effective immediately. Johnson has been eligible to practice since he transferred to South Carolina from Villanova in January 2013. Johnson will be available to play in Saturday’s contest versus Longwood.