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Grady Newsource daily UGA sports roundup: Nov. 16

The UGA women’s basketball team won its first game of the season on Sunday when it beat the Stetson Hatters 76-55. This was the first win for new head coach Joni Taylor, who replaced the now retired Andy Landers. Senior Shacobia Barbee recorded a triple double in her first game back following a broken leg…

Gurley Appeal Fails

Athens, GA- The NCAA announced Thursday evening that the Division-1 Student-Athlete Reinstatement Committee upheld their previous ruling of suspending Georgia running back Todd Gurley for four games. Georgia filed an appeal Wednesday to try and reduce the NCAA’s disciplinary measures for their star running back, but to no avail. Gurley will be eligible to play again November…

UGA fans create vigil, launch White House petition in wake of Gurley suspension

ATHENS, GA – Students at The University of Georgia are speaking out against the recent suspension of star running back Todd Gurley. A candlelight vigil was placed outside of Sanford Stadium Thursday night with posters and notes for Gurley. One note in particular read, “gurley you’re the best we’ve ever had #freegurley”. Another sign read, “I’d…

UPDATE: UGA Athletic Director’s Statement on Todd Gurley Eligibility

Athens, GA  UGA Athletic Director, Greg McGarity, released a statement today regarding UGA running back Todd Gurley’s eligibility. This comes after Gurley was suspended from the football team yesterday. The Heisman candidate is being investigated by the university for a possible violation of NCAA rules. Here is McGarity’s statement in full: UGA J. REID PARKER DIRECTOR OF ATHLETICS…

Todd Gurley Indefinitely Suspended

Athens, GA – University of Georgia tailback Todd Gurley has been indefinitely suspended. According to Georgiadogs.com the UGA Athletic Association has suspended him due to an ongoing investigation into an alleged violation of NCAA rules. Head football coach Mark Richt says, “I am obviously very disappointed. The important thing for our team is to turn…