The NCAA Has Reinstated UCLA's Shabazz MuhammadJack Dickey11/16/12 7:03pmFiled to: Shabazz muhammadNcaaCollege BasketballUCLA BruinsGettypicNews5EditPromoteShare to KinjaToggle Conversation toolsGo to permalinkJust another day in the lovely, just world of college sports. UCLA's star freshman, Shabazz Muhammad, was declared ineligible before his first game last week. His crime? He took money from a family friend to fund unofficial recruiting visits to Duke and North Carolina. Both schools had told him he was free to take money for the trips—which took place a year ago—but somehow the NCAA found a way to decide to punish him on the first Friday of the season.