NCAA to give spring sports athletes extra year of eligibility, finances dealt with by schools

INDIANAPOLIS, IN (WABI) - The NCAA granting spring sport athletes whose seasons were cut short by COVID-19 an extra year of eligibility.

The division I council voted tonight although it will be on the schools to determine the finances. Winter sports are not included in the extra year of eligibility even though they lost their championships.

Winter sports had completed their regular seasons.