For once, the NCAA got it right.
Rutgers transfer guard Eli Carter officially received a waiver from the NCAA to play immediately at Florida.
"We are happy to have Eli available to play this season," head coach Billy Donovan said in a school release.
Last season, Carter -- a 6-foot-3 junior -- averaged 14.9 points as a sophomore for the Scarlet Knights before gruesomely suffering a season-ending injury (a fractured fibula) against DePaul in mid-February.
Carter transferred to UF this offseason following the ugly scandal involving former Rutgers head coach Mike Rice.
In 2011 as a freshman, Carter actually torched UF for 31 points in a double-overtime upset victory for Rutgers.
Although the junior guard is technically eligible to play this season, that doesn't mean he will.
Carter's health is still a major unknown, as he has still not been medically cleared by Florida's doctors.
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