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NCAA grants Florida State's Cofer extra year of eligibility

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Phil Cofer and Florida State received the news Friday they had been waiting for since the season ended two months ago.

The NCAA informed the school that the senior forward has been granted another year of eligibility.

"Everyone was confident that it was going to happen, but we didn't know when. Coach (Leonard) Hamilton kept telling me to stay in the gym," Cofer said.

The AP Top 25 Poll

Poll Release: Mar 12
(###) Number of first place votes
RankteamRecordPointsPV Rank
1Virginia (65)31-21,6251
2Villanova30-41,5542
3Xavier28-51,3833
4Kansas27-71,3799
5Michigan State29-41,3044
6Cincinnati30-41,2308
7Michigan28-71,2137
8Gonzaga30-41,1996
9Duke26-71,1795
10North Carolina25-101,10012
11Purdue28-61,04710
12Arizona27-791815
13Tennessee25-877113
14Texas Tech24-971614
15West Virginia24-1066318
16Wichita State25-760411
17Ohio State24-860017
18Kentucky24-10528-
19Auburn25-750116
20Clemson23-943919
21Houston26-743021
22Miami (FL)22-913424
23Florida20-1210223
24Nevada27-79322
25Saint Mary's (Cal.)28-57120

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