Southern Miss’ Dodson reinstated to team
Southern Mississippi guard Darnell Dodson has been reinstated to
the basketball team and is eligible to play immediately.
The 6-foot-7 senior transferred to Southern Miss from Kentucky
last January, but was dismissed from the program after pleading
guilty to grand larceny last spring, according to the Hattiesburg
Southern Miss released a statement on Friday afternoon that said
Dodson ”has served his suspension with the university, fulfilled
all obligations and is eligible to return to campus.” The
statement says he will enroll in January and is expected to
graduate in May.
Southern Miss (7-2) will host Mississippi (9-1) on Saturday
afternoon. The Golden Eagles have won five of their past six