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NCAA to aid Thomas Robinson

Updated: January 26, 2011, 6:04 PM ET
By Andy Katz | ESPN.com

The NCAA has granted a number of waivers from its bylaws, clearing Kansas to aid sophomore forward Thomas Robinson and his 9-year-old sister Jayla after the tragic death of their 43-year-old mother Lisa Robinson Friday.

Lisa Robinson was a single mother raising Jayla in Washington D.C. and had recently lost her parents -- her mother earlier this month and her father five days -- before she suddenly died.

Kansas coach Bill Self , who confirmed Lisa Robinson was 43 years old, not 37 ...

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