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Tehoka Nanticoke is shown at a preseason practice. This report has been updated to reflect Tehoka Nanticoke’s reinstatement. COLONIE — A “minor violation” of NCAA rules took University at Albany men’s lacrosse sophomore Tehoka Nanticoke out of the Great Danes’ lineup for Saturday’s one-goal loss at Cornell . Quickly, the question became how long Nanticoke would remain out. Monday evening, UAlbany got its answer — and Nanticoke will be in its lineup for Tuesday’s 3 p.m. home opener against UMass at Tom & Mary Casey Stadium after the sophomore “had his eligibility reinstated by the NCAA,” per a press release from the school’s athletic department. “I’m really happy it got resolved quickly and that he can play tomorrow,” UAlbany head coach Scott Marr said in a brief phone interview shortly after he found out he’d have his top player returned to his lineup. Earlier Monday, Marr had a lot more to say about the situation that resulted in Nanticoke missing Saturday’s loss at then-No. 3 Cornell. Measured in his delivery and forceful with his message, Marr commented on the sophomore being ruled temporarily ineligible because of a social-media post that was viewed as promoting a company. “The NCAA makes […]