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WFAA: College grads with eligibility left help UNT basketball

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DENTON — The University of North Texas basketball team will open conference play on Thursday with a four-game winning streak.

On their team are two college graduates with playing eligibility left.

“I got my Bachelor of Science in criminal justice,” said UNT center Kelvin Gaines.

“It’s kind of a long name: it's Interactive virtual Digital Communications,” North Texas guard Vertrail Vaughns said of his degree.

Gaines is from Florida and played at Cincinnati before transferring to Denton. Vaughns went to Mesquite High School and played at George Mason.

Because Gaines and Vaughn are college graduates, they were able to transfer to North Texas and start playing basketball right away. They did not have to sit out a year.

So now, they're going to school here and working on their Masters.

“My academic advisors at Mason told me about it,” Vaughns said. “If you’re a grad student, then you can go and play right away."

Read more: http://www.wfaa.com/sports/College-grads-with-eligibility-left-help-UNT-basketball-239177831.html

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Bingo! Nice job guys. Good PR for UNT and the program. Congrats, guys!

Now, Young graduates, Vaughn and Gaines....let's go take care of Southern Miss Thursday!

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Hmmmmmm...not helping much to date it seems.

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