October 13, 2010

Bost glad to be back

As of last month it looked as if Dee Bost had played his final game at Mississippi State.

The 6-foot-2 point guard declared for the NBA draft following his sophomore season and did not withdraw his name before the new May 8 deadline subsequently ruling him ineligible.

But Bost had a change of heart soon after the deadline past and decided to return to the Bulldogs for his junior campaign. Thus began a five month appeal process to the NCAA which granted Bost his eligibility back after serving a nine-game suspension.

"I was thankful and happy that I get a chance to play," said Bost. "Those were some stressful months but once I found out I was ready to go."

Bost as well as teammate Ravern Johnson both tested the NBA waters following the 2009-10 season but it was it was only Bost who missed the deadline.

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