Memphis freshman forward Shaq Goodwin will play in Saturday's road game at Southern Mississippi after Conference USA officials determined a Flagrant 2 foul he committed during the Tigers' 60-52 win at Southern Methodist Wednesday was downgraded to a Flagrant 1.
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Goodwin initially committed a Flagrant 2 foul against the Mustang's Jalen Jones late in the second half of the game in Dallas. officials called it a Flagrant 2 foul and ejected him.
The C-USA league office, also in Dallas, on Thursday followed procedure reviewed the play which lead to the foul. League officials decided that while it was a flagrant foul, it was not worthy of a Flagrant 2. A Flagrant 2, per C-USA rules, carries an automatic one game suspension.
FOX13 News Sports Director Matt Stark contributed to this report