UA hoops: Appeal may let Peters avoid redshirt

2013-05-13T22:00:00Z UA hoops: Appeal may let Peters avoid redshirtBruce Pascoe Arizona Daily Star Arizona Daily Star
May 13, 2013 10:00 pm  • 

After one semester with the Arizona Wildcats baseball team last fall, pitcher Dalton Brown packed his bags, transferred to Texas Tech — and was pitching for the Red Raiders three months later.

While Brown’s circumstances were different than those of Kansas basketball transfer Zach Peters, who committed to Arizona last weekend, they could give Peters some hope of avoiding the standard redshirt season required of transfers in higher-profile sports.

Like Brown, the power forward Peters spent only a semester at his first school before leaving and is expected to seek a waiver to play right away. Both baseball and basketball normally require athletes to complete a year-in-residence at a new school before they are eligible, unlike many lower-profile sports.

Read more in Tuesday's Arizona Daily Star

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