Brandon Davies has been reinstated at BYU and is clear to rejoin the basketball team according to a report from CBSSports.com. Davies was dismissed from the team and kicked out of school when he admitted to having premarital sex with his girlfriend, a violation of BYU's honor code.
Davies started at center for the Cougars and one was of the leaders on the team averaging 11.1 points and 6.2 rebounds per game. BYU was ranked No. 3 in the nation at the time of his dismissal, and went on to lose 82-64 to New Mexico during the week of his departure. BYU would eventually fall 72-54 to 6-seed San Diego State in the NCAA tournament.
Davies' return should give the Cougars a major boost heading into the season. BYU will have one of the toughest tasks of any team in college basketball in replacing Jimmer Fredette, last year's unanimous player of the year.
For more on the Cougars and Davies' reinstatement, head over to the SBNation blog Vanquish The Foe.